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Social & Environmental Soundness
Feb 26, 2015 · Folder

Social & Environmental Soundness

The concept of "social and environmental soundness" encompasses a range of different issues, approaches, methodologies, interventions and monitoring. This approach includes the establishment of safeguard policies, identification of tools and methods, best practices standards and assessment of impacts, as well…

Measurement, Reporting & Verification
Feb 26, 2015 · Folder

Measurement, Reporting & Verification

The FCMC task on greenhouse gas measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) has the goals of: 1) creating a greater shared understanding and technical capacity at the international level, and among USAID staff and partners, to design and implement sustainable MRV…

Finance & Carbon Markets
Feb 26, 2015 · Folder

Finance & Carbon Markets

The FCMC team assists countries and their institutions build the enabling REDD+ finance and carbon markets frameworks needed to attract and engage funding from the capital markets through financial structures and institutions such as risk management products, loan guarantees, registries,…

Low Emissions Development Strategies
Feb 26, 2015 · Folder

Low Emissions Development Strategies

Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) are forward-looking national economic development plans that encompass low-carbon and/or climate-resilient economic growth. LEDS are intended to advance national climate change and development policy in a more coordinated, coherent and strategic manner. LEDS have been…

Cross-Cutting Issues and Coordination
Mar 11, 2015 · Folder

Cross-Cutting Issues and Coordination

FCMC implementation and eventual success relies on coordination and complementarity between the focal task areas in order to identify synergies in the approaches defined, deliverables produced and services delivered. This requires a broad understanding of the international and intergovernmental context…

 
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