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Bahamas
Caribbean
Title
Building The Bahamas capacity in transparency for climate change mitigation and adaptation
Objective

Build the capacity of The Bahamas to meet the reporting requirements of the enhanced transparency framework of the Paris Agreement

GEF project grant
USD 1.354.200
Concept approval
Project document approval
Pending
Start date
Pending
End date
Pending
Implementing agencies

Project outcomes

The Bahamas establishes a transparency framework through which it meets reporting requirements in accordance with Article 13 of the Paris Agreement

 

Stakeholders

The Bahamas Environment, Science and Technology Commission

Ministry of the environment and Housing

Office of The Attorney General

The Bahamas Power and Light Corporation

Central Bank of the Bahamas

The Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)

Ministry of Public Works

Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development

Ministry of Health

Department of Statistics

Ministry of Transport and Local Government

Department of Meteorology

Water and Sewage Corp

Academic institutions

Civil society organizations

Private sector

CBIT Global Coordination Platform

Knowledge Management Approaches

Establish a knowledge management system in collaboration with a knowledge institute.

Participate in the CBIT Global Coordination Platform, providing and receiving inputs.

Sharing of knowledge and lessons learned in networks such as CARICOM, SIDS, and AOSIS.


Progress
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Status of project outputs and activities
Outcome

1.1 Strengthening of The Bahamas’ transparency framework as described in Article 13 of the Paris Agreement

Outputs
Output

1.1.1 Institutional arrangements established and strengthened to coordinate and manage transparency activities in The Bahamas

Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable

A1. Strengthen the National Climate Change Committee (NCCC) with the capacity and mandate to coordinate and implement transparency activities, including the analysis of current gaps and issues.

Status
0%
Activity or deliverable

A2. Establish the NCCC as the storage center of the climate data, including the procurement of the necessary hard- and software.

Status
0%
Activity or deliverable

A3. Draft and propose for adoption formal institutional arrangements and legal framework to collect and
manage GHG Inventory data

Status
0%
Activity or deliverable

A4. Draft and recommend for adoption institutional arrangements and a legal framework to collect and
manage data for NDC tracking (on climate action, support received and vulnerability and adaptation)

Status
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Activity or deliverable

A5. Analyze and identify financial sources, including the national public budget, to ensure that the NCCC can be sustainably and sufficiently staffed for transparency purposes.

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Output

1.1.2 Technical support, training and tools are provided to The Bahamas, enabling it to submit transparent, consistent, comparable, complete and accurate GHG inventories.

Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable

B1. Develop and test tools and protocols in the GHG inventory elaboration

Status
0%
Activity or deliverable

B2. Develop a roadmap for enhancing the GHG inventory and enhancing the process for preparing the
inventory, prioritized by impact, to inform and catalyse further investments in this area

Status
0%
Activity or deliverable

B3. Develop and adopt quality assurance and quality control tools

Status
0%
Activity or deliverable

B4. Establish a capacity-building system through collaborations between the NCCC and a local technical or academic institution to train technical staff on IPCC 2006 guidelines and the tools developed

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Output

1.1.3 Technical support, training and tools are provided to The Bahamas, enabling it to track its NDC
implementation transparently.

Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable

C1. Develop an analysis of current transparency practices and gaps;

Status
0%
Activity or deliverable

C2. Design, test and operationalize a domestic transparency system which includes MRV and M&E components;

Status
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Activity or deliverable

C3. Design monitoring indicators for the NDC;

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Activity or deliverable

C4. Elaborate tools, templates, protocols and guidelines for NDC and support provided/received tracking;

Status
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Activity or deliverable

C5. Develop and deliver trainings to ministry staff and other relevant stakeholders on NDC and support
provided/received tracking, using the capacity-building systems established in output 1.1.2

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Activity or deliverable

C6. Carry out peer exchanges activities through the CBIT Global Coordination Platform and other forums on relevant aspects to the context of The Bahamas.

Status
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Bahamas
Caribbean
Ratification of UNFCCC
29 . Mar . 1994
Paris Agreement
22 . Aug . 2016
Population
2019
390.00
Thousands
SourceUN Data
GDP per Capita
2019
11,792.00
current US$
SourceUN Data
Total GHG Emissions per Sector
Year 2000
UNIT GG CO2 Equivalent
Energy
660.48
Industry
0.05
Agriculture
0.23
Land Use Change and Forestry
1,513.67
Waste
11.10
Transparency Information
Submited National Communications 2001 2012
National Climate Policy
Long-term Strategies
Pending
National Adaptation Plans
Pending