UNEP: Alleviating energy poverty in Haiti

By:  on: Thu 28 of May, 2015 17:37 GMT  (3630 Views)
Haiti, a nation that has suffered from devastating natural disasters and deepening poverty, has one of the lowest electrification rates in the world-meaning that many use dirty fuels for lighting, with negative health and environmental effects. The USD 4.6 million UNEP-coordinated project-funded primarily by the Government of Norway in addition to other sponsors aims to improve access to modern energy services and increase economic development. Read more here:

Vietnam biogas programme joins global carbon market

By: Fred Marree  on: Mon 03 of Dec., 2012 15:21 GMT  (2404 Views)
The Vietnam Biogas Program has achieved registration under the Gold Standard, the stringent certification standard for projects reducing carbon emissions.

The multi-award-winning programme is the first Vietnamese project to register under the Voluntary Gold Standard and the second largest household energy project registered globally – proving that carbon markets can support the large-scale dissemination of life-improving sustainable technologies like household biogas.

SNV Domestic Biogas Newsletter - Issue 6

By: Fred Marree  on: Thu 08 of Mar., 2012 11:40 GMT  (2357 Views)
The SNV Domestic Biogas Newsletter provides interesting short articles on SNV-supported countries worldwide. The sixth issue (March 2012) presents:

100,000 biogas digesters in Vietnam

By: Fred Marree  on: Thu 13 of Jan., 2011 10:26 GMT  (3055 Views)
On 21 December the 100,000th biogas digester constructed under the programme supported by the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and SNV was inaugurated.
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