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UNEP SSC case studies represent a list of researched and distilled information about SSC projects that have been identified in collaboration with our participating partners and collaborators. They are especially designated to highlight the environment aspects of the projects under scrutiny.

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Carried out between 2004 and 2010, the Project was funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the Governments of Armenia, Bolivia, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, a .....
Date Case Study Written: 29-5-2012

In 2007, through the historic Heart of Borneo Declaration, the governments of Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, and Malaysia committed to conserve and sustainably manage 220,000km2 of contiguous tropical forest on the island of Borneo in an area now wid .....
Date Case Study Written: 2-5-2012 0

The UN-REDD Programme is the United Nations’ collaborative initiative on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) in developing countries. The Programme was launched in 2008 and builds on the convening role and technical e .....
Date Case Study Written: 2-5-2012 0

Countries around the world are beginning to phase out conventional incandescent lamps. Some developed countries have established effective approaches to eliminate inefficient lamps by employing mandatory minimum energy performance standards. Other c .....
Date Case Study Written: 16-5-2012

The World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global environmental think tank that works with governments, companies, and civil society to build solutions to urgent environmental challenges. WRI spearheaded The Access Initiative (TAI), the world’s larges .....
Date Case Study Written: 3-5-2012 0

Jute, a commonly used fiber in the textile industry in Mali, provides a number of economic and environmental benefits for developing countries. Its resilience to insects and other vermin allow farmers to use fewer pesticides during jute production .....
Date Case Study Written: 17-4-2012

With an increase in urbanization in Zambia over the past couple of years, the availability of safe and affordable housing has become an issue of growing concern. In addition, poor urban planning coupled with population growth has presented a number .....
Date Case Study Written: 17-4-2012

AMR Intellisys, a company under SIRIM Incubator of Malaysia, has developed an electronically-based fuel-saving device called Pro-S. This technology conserves energy, permits faster acceleration, increases the range of speed, and extends the battery .....
Date Case Study Written: 17-4-2012

Global debates about reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and promoting conservation, sustainable forest management, and enhancement of forest carbon stocks (REDD+) emphasize the need for strategies to build on existing knowl .....
Date Case Study Written: 2-4-2012 0

Since July 2010, UNEP has been working with the Environment Protection Agency of Sierra Leone (EPA-SL) on a variety of environmental projects. One area of focus has been to help build EPA-SL’s institutional and operational capacity to enforce the ef .....
Date Case Study Written: 17-3-2012