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Capacity Building in bioenergy sustainability indicators for Viet Nam

Meanwhile many countries have implemented the sustainability indicators for bioenergy issued by the Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP). ifeu was involved in the development of these indicators and in cooperation with IINAS has applied them in Germany. Currently ifeu supports the implementation of the indicators in Viet Nam, Paraguay, Kenya and Ethiopia. The FAO and UN Environment are executing this project sponsored by the German International Climate protection initiative (ICI). In Viet Nam the project work is most advanced. In Hanoi a workshop and training session for the application of the indicators has been performed from July 17 until 21. ifeu expertise has been requested most in the course of the themes Greenhouse gas balances, non-GHG air pollutants, land use and land-use change.