This technical document reviews existing reserves and geographical distribution of fossil fuels across the African continent, reviews technical options for decarbonising efforts and provides policy recommendations that would enable the use of resources for the continent’s development efforts while ensuring minimisation of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions.

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Organization: UNECA

Topics: Energy, Mitigation, Technology, Policy Instruments, Financial Mechanisms

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2011

Language: English