Jul 07, 2017
The NAMA Facility contributed to the Technical Meeting on Mitigation “Exploring Pathways to Transform African Cities into Low Emission and Sustainable Cities” jointly organised by the UNFCCC, UN Habitat and ICLEI. Mr Ash Sharma, Senior Climate Finance Adviser, made a presentation on Climate Action in the African Urban Environment – Reflections from the NAMA Facility, drawing upon the experience of five African NAMA Support Projects financed by the Facility, with particular reference to housing, urban waste management and low carbon transport projects in the portfolio. Around 75 specialists participated in the workshop.
Mr Sharma also contributed to workshops on Mobilising Private Finance to Enhance Mitigation Actions, the Role of Carbon Markets and Economic Instruments in Supporting NDC Implementation and Access to Long Term Finance, Lessons and Experiences from Africa.