This activity report present a project for a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) in Namibia which aims to support Namibia in achieving the goal defined in the Off-Grid Energisation Master Plan (OGEMP), namely to provide access to appropriate energy technologies to everyone living or working in off-grid areas. The NAMA aims at giving access to electricity for regions, households and companies which are currently without access to electricity, as well as improving the share of renewable energies (mainly using solar energy). The NAMA will reduce GHG emissions through the replacement of fossil fuels with renewable energies and will provide the conditions for income generation and new business opportunities. This will also lead to enhanced private sector involvement. Finally, the NAMA aims to achieve additional sustainable development benefits, such as improved livelihoods for the poor.

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Organization: UNDP, Republic of Namibia

Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Energy, Environment, Mitigation

Type of material: Activity Report

Publication date: 2015

Language: English