UNIDO and China to Tackle Climate Change
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7 November 2008: The UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is collaborating with China to address the problem of climate change through agreements to increase clean development mechanism (CDM) clean energy projects and boost the use of hydropower in Africa.

UNIDO Director-General Kandeh K.

Yumkella signed an agreement with Chen Huan, Deputy Director-General of the China […]

UN industrial agency partners with China to tackle climate change
7 November 2008: The UN Industrial Development Organization
(UNIDO) is collaborating with China to address the problem of climate change
through agreements to increase clean development mechanism (CDM) clean energy
projects and boost the use of hydropower in Africa.

UNIDO Director-General
Kandeh K. Yumkella signed an agreement with Chen Huan, Deputy Director-General
of the China CDM Fund Management Centre, under which the two bodies will
implement various climate change mitigation schemes, such as transitioning to a
low-carbon economy, over the next three years. In addition to this agreement,
Yumkella entered into an agreement with Chinese and Sierra Leonean officials to
build a hydropower plant on the Bankasoka River in Sierra Leone. Construction
of the plant is to commence in December 2008 and be completed by the end of
2009. [UN
News Release
]

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