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Paraguay
South America
Title
Establish an integral MRV/M&E system to enhance climate transparency in Paraguay
Objective

To strengthen the transparency systems of Paraguayan institutions to meet the requirements of the transparency framework under the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

GEF project grant
USD 1.842.500
Concept approval
Project document approval
Pending
Start date
Pending
End date
Pending
Implementing agencies

Project outcomes

MRV systems in Paraguay comply with the Enhanced Transparency Framework under the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Stakeholders

National Commission on Climate Change (CNCC from its name in Spanish)

Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG, from its name in Spanish)

The Agricultural Statistics and Census Bureau of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (DCEA-MAG, from its name in Spanish)

National Forest Institute (INFONA, from its name in Spanish)

Industrial/Farmers Associations

Ministry of Finance (Ministerio de Hacienda)

Ministry of Women's Affairs

 

Knowledge Management Approaches

Development of tools, protocals and guidelines

Establishment of a national capacity building system

Training-of-trainers approach

Participation in the CBIT Global Coordination Platform


Meet the focal point of the project
Ulises Lovera

Ulises Lovera Gaona
Agronomist - Lawyer
National Director of Climate Change (DNCC) since March 2019

With Diplomas in:
Development and Evaluation of Investment Projects
Pressure Irrigation Planning
Management of Wild Areas and Protected Areas
International Negotiations

He also held the following positions in the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MADES):
- General Director of Air 
- Director of Standardization of the General Directorate of Air
- Director of Strategic Planning 
- General Director of Protection and Conservation of Biodiversity
- General Director of Control of Environmental Quality and Natural Resources

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Progress
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Status of project outputs and activities
Outcome
MRV systems in Paraguay comply with the Enhanced Transparency Framework under the Paris Agreement on Climate Change
Outputs
Output
1. Institutional arrangements strengthened and consolidated to coordinate and manage transparency activities
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
1.1. Elaborate and support the implementation of a roadmap to strengthen and improve the institutional arrangements for the national GHG inventory
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Activity or deliverable
1.2. Develop institutional agreements for the integrated NDC Monitoring System
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Output
2. Technical support, training and tools provided to Paraguay to submit transparent, consistent, comparable, complete and accurate GHG inventories
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
2.1. Elevate Emission Factors to at least tier 2 level for some of the key categories
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
2.2. Improve the collection of activity data
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Output
3. Technical support, training and tools developed and provided to Paraguay to track the implementation of its NDC and support received
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
3.1. Develop indicators for monitoring the progress of the NDC
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
3.2. Develop tools, guidelines and protocols for the relevant institutions
Status
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Activity or deliverable
3.3. Conceptualize, design and pilot the Climate Change Module to ensure the management of information required to track the progress of its NDC
Status
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Activity or deliverable
3.4 Establish a National Capacity Building System for all matters related to Climate Transparency
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Activity or deliverable
3.5. Participate in a South-to-South Peer Exchange programme for Climate Transparency.
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Activity or deliverable
3.6. Propose mechanism to link existing national planning processes with the generated information
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Paraguay
South America
Ratification of UNFCCC
24 . Feb . 1994
Kyoto Protocol
27 . Aug . 1999
Paris Agreement
14 . Oct . 2016
Population
2018
6,897.00
Thousands
SourceUN DATA
GDP per Capita
2016
4,039.00
current US$
SourceUN DATA
Energy Production
2015
329.00
Petajoules
SourceUN DATA
Total GHG Emissions per Sector
Year 2012
UNIT GG CO2 Equivalent
SourceUNFCCC
Energy
5,708.60
Industry
692.91
Agriculture
36,639.35
Land Use Change and Forestry
122,147.62
Waste
2,189.87
Transparency Information
Submited National Communications 2002 2011 2017
Submitted Biennial Update Reports 2015 2018
International Consultation and Analysis 2016 2019
National Climate Policy
Long-term Strategies
Pending
National Adaptation Plans
Pending