Promoting Renewable Energy in Mae Hong Son ProvinceThe Thai Government has made it a goal to get as much as 20 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2022. UNDP aims to help Mae Hong Son Province in Northern Thailand become the first province to be energy sufficient.
Promoting Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings (PEECB)Energy is a major concern in Thailand, as continued economic development demands more consumption and production of electricity. According to the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency, energy consumption in Thailand grew more than two-fold over the past 20 years and is expected to increase by almost 6 per cent, per year until 2021.
Catalyzing the Sustainability of Thailand’s Protected Area SystemThailand’s protected area system is experiencing growing fragmentation and there are concerns that the size of many officially designated national parks and wildlife sanctuaries are insufficient to sustain their flora and fauna.
Climate Change FinanceThe 11th National Economic and Social Development Plan (201-2016) sets a vision in moving Thailand towards a low carbon and climate resilient society as one of its six development pillars. While climate change mitigation is a challenge, adaptation to the impacts of a changing climate touches on issues of survival. This is especially pertinent to the poor and the marginal who are most at dependent on the natural resource base.
GEF Small Grants ProgrammeEstablished in 1992, the GEF Small Grants Programme strives for sustainable development by "thinking globally acting locally". It provides financial and technical support to projects that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people's well-being and livelihoods.
Small Grants Programme - ProjectThe GEF SGP provides financial and technical support directly to community based organisations, civil society organisations and other sectors to address local environment issues consistent with local livelihoods and supportive to sustainable development.
Water for People PartnershipThe ‘Water for People’ Partnership: Small Grants Programme’ is a collaboration between the Metropolitan Waterworks Authority (MWA) and UNDP Thailand. It is built on the established mechanism of the Global Environment Facility – Small Grant Programme (GEF/SGP) in Thailand and managed by UNDP to support community environmental conservation work.
Third National Communication and Biennial Update Report The Third National Communication (TNC) aims to further strengthen regional and sub-regional cooperation on a wider range of areas under climate change. The TNC will build on existing networks, to exchange views and experiences from the national communication process.
Sustainable Management of Biodiversity in Thailand's Production LandscapeThe project aims to strengthen national efforts to increase community involvement in biodiversity conservation by changing production practices to mitigate threats to biodiversity from unsustainable harvesting and land conservation, particularly in areas of high ecological significance.
Community Based Forest and Catchment Management Through an Ecosystem ApproachIn order to ensure long-term conservation of biodiversity, storage and sequestration of carbon and increased livelihoods of local communities, the CBFCM project aims for a better integrated management of natural resources.