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Cooperative of development practitioners providing access to clean technologies to poor populations
Description/achievement of initiative

The cooperative of development practitioners Nexus commits to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by increasing access to essential services such as clean energy and clean water.

Implementation methodologies

Nexus-Carbon for Development is an alliance of pro-poor project developers whose shared vision is that the carbon market should tackle both climate change and poverty in a fair and transparent way. As a global alliance of social ventures, Nexus acts as a peer-to-peer services platform, creating synergies between its members and providing awareness raising, capacity building, carbon project documentation, and carbon asset management. For more information Please see Nexus, carbon for development

The cooperative of development practitioners Nexus-Carbon For Development commits to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20 million tons of CO2 equivalent by 2020. This will be achieved by giving access to essential services such as clean energy and clean water targeting vulnerable populations in low income areas of the developing world.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Nexus will engage with a number of stakeholders, including its member organizations:
Agronomes et vrinaires sans frontires,
the Biogas Program for the Animal Husbandry Sector in Vietnam,
Cambodian Center for Study and Development in Agriculture,
The Eco-Watch Institute,
Global Environment Institute,
Groupe Energies Renouvelables,
Environnement et Solidarits (GERES),
Hivos,
Hydrologic Social Enterprise,Integrated Development Association,
Parikrama Mahila Samiti,
Samuchit,
The Small Scale Sustainable Infrastructure Development Fund,
TerraClear,
The Center for Rural Communities Research and Developmentm,
The Centre for Rural Technology in Nepal,
The Village Education Resource Center (VERC),
Yayasan Dian Desa (YDD)
Progress reports
Goal 7
2020
Reduction of 20 million tons of CO2 equivalent by 2020

Basic information
Time-frame: - 2020
Partners
Nexus will engage with a number of stakeholders, including its member organizations:
Agronomes et vrinaires sans frontires,
the Biogas Program for the Animal Husbandry Sector in Vietnam,
Cambodian Center for Study and Development in Agriculture,
The Eco-Watch Institute,
Global Environment Institute,
Groupe Energies Renouvelables,
Environnement et Solidarits (GERES),
Hivos,
Hydrologic Social Enterprise,Integrated Development Association,
Parikrama Mahila Samiti,
Samuchit,
The Small Scale Sustainable Infrastructure Development Fund,
TerraClear,
The Center for Rural Communities Research and Developmentm,
The Centre for Rural Technology in Nepal,
The Village Education Resource Center (VERC),
Yayasan Dian Desa (YDD)
Countries
Contact information
United Nations