Developing countries exploring pathways to climate compatibility

Tag: Workshops

Southern Modeling Forum

The Southern Modelling Forum (SMF), hosted by MAPS, took place from 15-17th March 2016, welcoming 33 climate mitigation experts to Cape Town – namely renowned modellers of the Global South. The idea for an SMF arose from conversations amongst climate practitioners, including in the context of the MAPS programme, the BASIC Group of Experts, the […]

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Development and Mitigation Futures: MAPS & DDPP Conference

  Development and Mitigation and Futures: MAPS & DDPP Experiences The MAPS programme and DDPP (Deep Decarbonisation Pathways Project) teams hosted a three-day conference; Development and Mitigation Futures: MAPS & DDPP Experiences, in Paris, France on the 3rd, 4th and 6th of December 2015. The confernece included two days of technical workshops. These invitation only workshops discussed approaches to […]

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Econ Lab 3

The Econ Lab 3 was held in Cape Town on the 5th and 6th November 2014. The lab was a research collaboration between MAPS countries that focused on the technical assessments of the social and economic implications of the different emissions’ scenarios modelled during the MAPS processes in each country. Econ Lab 3 was a […]

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Out of the Box Lab

 In November Cape Town  hosted  the 2nd OTB Lab. This Lab followed up on the conversations that were had in Lima in July.  The main objectives of the Lab were to  Advance the Process Design of Chile & Brazil Long Term processes (Vision 2050, Brazil 2050), including approach, tools and stakeholder selection; Identify synergies among […]

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INDC Lab

(22-23 July 2014) MAPS hosted a a Lab (workshop) on Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) on 22-23 July 2014 in Lima, Peru. The Lab responded to the request made by the MAPS Latin American countries, for support in the preparation of their country INDCs for the UNFCCC process. The MAPS country teams have mandated to develop […]

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AFOLU Lab

(26-27 March 2014) The Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use (AFOLU) workshop was held in Santiago, Chile. Participants from four MAPS countries (Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru) and from Argentina attended the workshop. The AFOLU Lab was a follow-up of the AgriLab (2012) and LULUCF Lab (2012) and instead of discussing modelling approaches to the sector, the country […]

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Development and Mitigation (DevMit) Forum

The Development and Mitigation Forum (27 – 29 January 2014), was recently convened by the MAPS Programme, with the support of the Energy Research Centre of the University of Cape Town and the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi. The gathering was attended by over 100 mainly climate mitigation experts from developing coutries. The Forum provided a […]

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EconLab 2

(23-25 October 2013) This three day workshop in Rio de Janeiro is co-facilitated by the MAPS Programme and the research consortium working on the CDKN funded modeling project ‘Modeling the implications of socio-economic development of mitigation actions by developing countries’. The Lab is organised by the MAPS research teams in Brazil (COPPE, Federal University of […]

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Modelling Lab

(10-12 July 2013) The Energy Research Centre at UCT hosted a Modelling Lab in collaboration with MAPS. The purpose of the lab was for various teams from South Africa, Brazil and France to meet in a single location to present their modelling approaches and discuss some of the challenges that they face in representing the […]

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Visualisation Lab

(6 Aug – 15 Oct, 2013) The MAPS community has raised the challenge of communicating technical results from the MAPS processes to a non-technical audience. This audience includes stakeholders who have some technical and MAPS knowledge (such as SBT members) as well as policy makers and the general public who will receive the final MAPS […]

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MAPS Facilitator Training Course – Africa

(30 Sep – 4 Oct, 2013) The MAPS Programme, in collaboration with the Climate Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), held its second Facilitator Training Course with a specific focus on training practitioners from South Africa, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Mozambique and Zambia in Cape Town. The objective of the lab was to support collaboration between developing countries that are producing […]

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Co-benefits Lab 2013

(7-9 May, 2013) MAPS team members from Latin America, India and South Africa met in Bogotá, Colombia, to explore developmental co-benefits associated with mitigation actions. This lab tackled the question of how climate change policies can benefit socio-economic development. Decision-makers and researchers have tried to understand so-called “co-benefits” of public policies for emissions reductions for […]

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Leadership Lab

MAPS will be bringing together Project Leads, Lead Facilitators and Research Leads from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru, to reflect and share lessons on experiences from the country launches, first scenario building meetings, and work done in the countries to date.

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EASD Workshop

(5-7 March, 2013) Cape Town played host to a MAPS workshop on operationalising equitable access to sustainable development (EASD). The discussion was both numeric and conceptual and involved an informal gathering of a select group of experts. Objectives included a) seeking a better understanding of the politicised notion of EASD and different approaches to the […]

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LAC Facilitators Training Course

 The Facilitators Training Course organised by MAPS and the LEDS GP, was held in Chile in January 2013. The objective of the training was to capacitate mid-career professionals with the skills necessary to facilitate national and/or sub-national processes that through a combination of research, modelling, and stakeholder input, produce an evidence base for GHG mitigation and […]

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Econ Lab 2012

(May 2012) The objective of the Econ Lab was to discuss the means, tools and approaches with which to assess socio-economic implications of climate mitigation scenarios. The discussion informed methodologies to assess socio-economic variables within the respective MAPS country processes and consequences (pros, cons and limitations) and contributed to country-specific research agendas to develop a […]

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LULUCF Lab

(25 -27 September 2012) The Land Use, Land Use Changes and Forest (LULUCF) sector contributes significantly to many MAPS countries’ emissions. The LulucF Lab is a learning workshop focused on the mitigation and socio-economic impacts in the LULUCF sectors, with a special focus on forestry, sustainable energy use and the socio-economic implications of mitigation in this […]

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Agri Lab

The objective of the Agri Lab was to provide MAPS country team members with an overview of models used to model agricultural mitigation and to discuss their suitability for use within the MAPS country projects. Agri Lab presentations: An overview of Agricultural Mitigation Models, Sebataolo Rahlao Livestock models, Ermias Kebreab Chile, Marta Alfaro Colombia, Ramon […]

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