Friday, October 23, 2020

Objective: -

Is an international agreement to gradually reduce the consumption and production of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)

Date adopted – 15.10.2016

Date ratified – Not yet

Entered into force – 01.01.2019

ONGOING PROJECTS/INITIATIVES

  1. Green Cooling Initiative II (GCI II)

PROJECT OBJECTIVES/PROJECT SITE/FUNDING AGENCY/TOTAL FUNDING/DURATION OF THE PROJECT

Project Objectives:
- Development of climate change mitigation policies for the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) sector
- Promoting natural refrigerants and energy efficiency in the RAC sector
- Setting up of a training and certification scheme for cooling and refrigeration technicians
- Support the implementation of Kenya’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC)

Funding Agency:
- The German Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, with GIZ as the implementing agency
Total Funding:
- EURO 2.5 Million

Duration:
46 Months (January 2018 – October 2021)

ONGOING PROJECTS/INITIATIVES

2. Kenya Enabling Activities for HFC phase down

PROJECT OBJECTIVES/PROJECT SITE/FUNDING AGENCY/TOTAL FUNDING/DURATION OF THE PROJECT

Project Objectives:
- To achieve a broader understanding of the provisions of the Kigali Amendment and to prepare the legislative basis for its ratification;
- To understand the training needs in the servicing sector that would allow for a successful HFC phase-down;
- To develop and update regulatory framework for establishing an HFC import/export licensing system.

Project Site:
- National
Funding Agency:
- UNEP
Total Funding:
- US $ 135,000
Duration:
One Year (January 2020 –2021)

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