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Trinidad and Tobago
Caribbean
Title
Strengthening Trinidad and Tobago's capacity in transparency for climate change mitigation and adaptation
Objective

Strengthen Trinidad and Tobago's transparency systems to meet the requirements of the Enhanced Transparency Framework under the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

GEF project grant
USD 1.060.397
Concept approval
Project document approval
Pending
Start date
Pending
End date
Pending
Implementing agencies

Project outcomes

Trinidad and Tobago improves its MRV systems and institutional capacity to comply with the Enhanced Transparency Framework

Stakeholders

Ministry of Planning and Development

Environmental Management Authority

National Statistical Institute

University of the West Indies

University of Trinidad and Tobago

Other ministries

Ministry of Gender, Youth and Child Development

Council of Presidents for the Environment

Private sector actors

CBIT Global Coordination Platform

Knowledge Management Approaches

The training materials produced will be available online

Participation in the CBIT Global Coordination Platform, providing and receiving inputs

Share progress with regional peers


Progress
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Status of project outputs and activities
Outcome

1.1 Trinidad and Tobago improves its MRV systems and institutional capacity to comply with the Enhanced Transparency Framework

Outputs
Output

1.1.1 Legal arrangement are designed and proposed for approval by a relevant body to enable the implementation of transparency activities

Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable

A1. Draft and propose for adoption a legal framework to collect and manage data necessary for the
Adaptation Communications

Status
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Activity or deliverable

A2. Revise and, if necessary, propose for adoption, changes to the legal frameworks for the GHG
Inventory, mitigation and NDC data to ensure compliance with the MPGs under the ETF.

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Output

1.1.2 Technical capacity of government officials and relevant stakeholders enhanced, and tools provided to prepare Biennial Transparency Reports (BTRs), including the tracking of progress of NDCs, adaptation efforts, and support received

Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable

B1. Develop an analysis of current and emerging transparency practices and gaps in relation to the BTRs, focusing on NDC tracking, support received, and adaptation and climate resilience.

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Activity or deliverable

B2. Building on the above analysis, design monitoring indicators for adaptation and climate resilience in the vulnerable sectors.

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Activity or deliverable

B3. Elaborate tools, templates, protocols and guidelines for tracking of the adaptation and climate
resilience measures.

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Activity or deliverable

B4. Develop the necessary software and acquire the potentially necessary hardware to harbour the additional data.

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Activity or deliverable

B5. Undertake peer exchanges activities and trainings to Ministry staff and other relevant
stakeholders on NDC tracking progress, support received, adaptation and climate resiliency tracking, and review processes.

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Output

1.1.3 Technical capacity of government officials and relevant stakeholders enhanced, and tools provided to incorporate climate analysis in decision-making processes

Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable

C1. Elaborate adaptation and climate resilience analysis for Trinidad and Tobago based on the advances on climate change scenarios and vulnerability analysis, required to inform the Adaptation Communication

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Activity or deliverable

C2. Develop the required analysis of the national and subnational planning processes and how the decision making processes could integrate climate change information

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Activity or deliverable

C3. Train ministry staff and other relevant stakeholders on how to elaborate and provide input to
projections and scenarios, and on how to integrate climate data and projections into decision-making processes, strategies and work plans.

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Trinidad and Tobago
Caribbean
Ratification of UNFCCC
24 . Jun . 1994
Kyoto Protocol
28 . Jan . 1999
Paris Agreement
22 . Feb . 2018
Population
2019
1,395.00
Thousands
SourceUN Data
GDP per Capita
2019
22,105.00
current US$
SourceUN Data
Energy Production
2019
1,407.00
Petajoules
SourceUN Data
Transparency Information
Submited National Communications 2001 2013
Submitted GHG Inventories 2001
National Climate Policy
Long-term Strategies
Pending
National Adaptation Plans
Pending