Lessons learned for future transparency capacity building under the Paris Agreement: A review of greenhouse gas inventory capacity building projects in Viet Nam and Cambodia

In Journal of Cleaner Production
Peer-reviewed Article

Capacity building support by means of international development projects for developing countries to prepare national reporting under the Paris Agreement has taken on increasing importance. Given that support for capacity building has been provided for more than two decades, the aim of our research is to assess past trends in capacity building support for national GHG inventories, and to discuss major lessons learned for this kind of support in the future. We reviewed project documentation of GHG inventory capacity building projects for the last 20 years in Viet Nam and Cambodia. These two countries each represent unique patterns in GHG inventory capacity development in Asia. We analyzed both the financial scale and activities of these projects and identified the following key lessons.

Full paper is available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118881