Supporting Green Urban Development in Small and Medium-Sized Cities in Belarus (Green Cities)
What is a project about?
The objective of the Project is the growth of development of green urban development plans and pilot green urban development initiatives related to energy efficiency and sustainable transport in small and medium cities in Belarus.
The project is implemented in the following areas:
· Development and adoption of green urban development plans;
· Development of pilots on sustainable urban transport in Novopolotsk and Polotsk;
· Development of pilots on energy efficiency in Novogrudok;
· Replication mechanisms for green urban development in Belarus.
The Project will be implemented over a 5-year period and is expected to generate lifetime direct GHG emission reductions of 77.8 ktonnes of CO2 equivalent through improved urban transport efficiencies in the cities of Polotsk and Novopolotsk and 13.3 ktonnes of CO2 equivalent through energy efficiency pilots in Novogrudok municipality.
Indirect emission reductions (top-down and bottom-up) will range from 25.2 to 231 ktonnes of CO2 equivalent.