Factor CO2 takes part in the workshops for the development of the MRV system in the transport sector in San Jose, Costa Rica

12 July 2016 | Mitigation

Factor CO2 participates in several meetings and workshops aimed to validate the Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system for the estimation of greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from the transport sector of the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM) of San Jose, from 13th to 15th July, as part of the project developed by Grüter Consulting in collaboration with Factor CO2.

Itxaso Gómez, Head of Consultancy Area in Factor CO2 and expert in climate change adaptation and mitigation, will be the responsible for conducting some of these workshops for the development of the MRV system in the transport sector of the Costa Rican capital.

Broadly, an MRV system allows to know the degree of compliance with the objectives set, continuously assessing the situation and the occurring changes, thus determining the effectiveness of the actions implemented. In this case, a specific system for monitoring the transport policies of the GAM of San Jose and their effect on GHG emissions has been developed. The project also included an analysis of the institutional capacity of the Government to implement and monitor such system.

With this project, Factor CO2 consolidates its experience on development of MRV systems and M&E, after the systems developed for sectoral climate change agendas of the State of Veracruz and Jalisco, Mexico.



SOURCE: Factor CO2