United Nations Development Programme Training Tools for Good

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United Nations Development Programme Training Tools for Good Practice Guidance and Uncertainty Management in

United Nations Development Programme Training Tools for Good Practice Guidance and Uncertainty Management in National GHG Inventories Bo Lim UNFCCC CGE Workshop 8 -11 April 2003, Mauritius

Overview • Background • Basic Principles • Technical Assistance – Training tools – Regional

Overview • Background • Basic Principles • Technical Assistance – Training tools – Regional projects – Knowledge network

Background IPCC Good Practice Guidance (May, 2000) – NAI Parties encouraged to apply the

Background IPCC Good Practice Guidance (May, 2000) – NAI Parties encouraged to apply the GPG for inventories – not available when majority of NAI Parties prepared inventories for Initial National Communication – Up to 30 NAI may wish to begin Second National Communications in 2003 -04

Basic Principles Aims to develop a national inventory strategy for: - improving quality of

Basic Principles Aims to develop a national inventory strategy for: - improving quality of inventory - institutionalizing the inventory process - cost effectiveness Identification of key sources is the first step

Training Tools · Manual and CD-Rom - Source-specific guidance for NAI Parties · Resources

Training Tools · Manual and CD-Rom - Source-specific guidance for NAI Parties · Resources - Worked examples of improvement strategy, analysis, reports, etc. - Manual of procedures - QA/QC Checklist · Workshop Presentations

Training Manual (1) Step-by-step Approach: I: Planning the inventory work II: Carrying out the

Training Manual (1) Step-by-step Approach: I: Planning the inventory work II: Carrying out the actual work III: Documentation and Reporting

Training Manual (2) II: Carrying out the actual work: - Using the IPCC and

Training Manual (2) II: Carrying out the actual work: - Using the IPCC and GPG - Focusing on key sources - Choosing methods, EF and AD - QA/QC

Training Manual (3) III: Documentation and Reporting - Clarifying what has been done and

Training Manual (3) III: Documentation and Reporting - Clarifying what has been done and by whom - Carrying out technical peer review - Identifying barriers - Suggesting actions for longer term improvement - Raising awareness - Identifying training needs

Training Manual: Source Specific Guidance Providing practical guidance on: - Which methods to choose?

Training Manual: Source Specific Guidance Providing practical guidance on: - Which methods to choose? - Which EF and AD to use? - How to develop data, if they are not ready available? - Where to find this information?

Next Steps: Training Tools · Approach · Phase I: 100 Annex I and NAI

Next Steps: Training Tools · Approach · Phase I: 100 Annex I and NAI experts · Phase I completed: September 2002 · Phase II underway · Timeline · Wide-scale expert review: May 2003 · Final draft: June 2003 · Disseminate: July 2003 · Spanish, French, Russian translations

Technical Assistance • Regional strategy to improve inventory quality – 2 GEF projects in

Technical Assistance • Regional strategy to improve inventory quality – 2 GEF projects in Europe/CIS and West Africa – Technical Advisory Committee • Training Tools – Output of regional projects – To be disseminated to all NAI Parties • Global Knowledge Network – All project co-ordinators can participate – Backstopped by technical experts

UNDP-GEF regional inventory projects Objective – To build capacity to improve the quality of

UNDP-GEF regional inventory projects Objective – To build capacity to improve the quality of GHG inventories in 26 participating countries • Outputs – – – Inventory quality improved Institutional framework strengthened Long-term inventory improvement strategies developed Regional information exchange network created National manuals of procedures prepared 2 experts trained per country

UNDP-GEF regional inventory projects (2) • Europe/CIS – – Fugitive emissions from oil and

UNDP-GEF regional inventory projects (2) • Europe/CIS – – Fugitive emissions from oil and gas (EF) Solid waste treatment (AD) Mobile combustion (AD) • West & Francophone Central Africa - Forest and grassland conversion (AD) - Enteric fermentation (EF – ILRI) · Project start-up: May/June 2003

NCSU Knowledge Network · Electronic discussion group - 130 national project co-ordinators - TAC,

NCSU Knowledge Network · Electronic discussion group - 130 national project co-ordinators - TAC, international experts, institutions · Website - Link to IPCC Emission Factor Database - National studies, reports - “Library” of resources · Regional projects - Internal: Regional Information Exchange network - Results NCSU knowledge network

Contact details If you would like further information, please contact: Rebecca. Carmen@undp. org Yamil.

Contact details If you would like further information, please contact: Rebecca. [email protected] org Yamil. [email protected] org Website: www. undp. org/cc/whatsnew. htm Acknowledgements: GEF and Switzerland