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Mitigation analysis in South Africa

UCCEE provided technical assistance to the project team responsible for the Mitigation Options Project. This was a component of the South African Country Study Programme (SACSP) initiated to provide information for the National Communication. The project was funded by the U.S. Country Studies Programme and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ).

The overall objective of the project is to analyse the feasibility and implementation costs of mitigating greenhouse gas emissions.

The technical assistance will include support in the following activities:

  • preparation of a methodological approach for the formulation of mitigation options in energy production and consumption, land use and agriculture
  • application of UCCEE's Greenhouse Gas Costing Model (GACMO)
  • evaluation and formulation of mitigation strategies
  • introduction of mitigation issues in macroeconomic modelling
For further information contact:    Joergen Fenhann, jqfe@dtu.dk


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