Energy efficiency is a critical ingredient in the fight against climate change. Reducing the amount of electricity needed to carry out even simple daily tasks can help curb greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change.
This is the first blog in a two-part series detailing the Climate Finance Readiness Program (CF Ready), a program implemented by GIZ that receives joint support from USAID and the Ministry for Environment of the Czech Republic on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
Regina Bernhard, Johannes Schroeten, Matthew Ogonowski
Developed jointly with the Vietnam Ministry of Construction and officially approved in May 2017, GGAP aims to strengthen the foundation for low-emissions energy systems in Vietnam’s construction sector.
The Vietnam Clean Energy Program is a five year program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The program website provides information on Vietnam's Green Growth Action Plan.
With collaboration between Winrock, the Government of Vietnam and the private sector, Vietnam’s payments for forest environmental services has the potential to be a model for other countries struggling to conserve forest areas — and a way to help people live more secure and prosperous lives.
This white paper aims to illuminate women working in the energy sectors in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam as part of a gender and renewable energy assessment informing the program’s Gender Implementation Plan.
The USAID Clean Power Asia program works with Lower Mekong countries and other Association of Southeast Asian Nations member states to encourage power sector investments in environmentally friendly, grid-connected renewable energy sources.
This report provides an overview of a workshop conducted in March 2017. 87 leading private sector and government representatives attended the regional workshop to discuss near-term opportunities to scale up clean energy investment in the region.