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Regional Collaboration Centre Lomé was established in 2013 by UNFCCC and Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement.

It supports national climate action through capacity-building, technical assistance and strategic networking – sourcing know how and resources to drive clean development.

Countries supported: Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, São Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Tunisia.

Le Centre régional de collaboration de Lomé a été établi par la CCNUCC et la Banque ouest-africaine de développement en 2013.

Il soutient l’action climatique nationale à travers le renforcement des capacités, l’aide technique et le réseautage stratégique – s’alimentant en savoir-faire et ressources pour piloter le développement propre. 

Liste des pays auxquels le CRC Lomé apporte son soutien: Algérie, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroun, Cap Vert, République centrafricaine, Chad, Comores, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Gabon, Gambie, Guinée Équatoriale, Guinée, Guinée Bissau, Libéria, Madagascar, Mali, Maroc,  Mauritanie, Niger, Nigeria, République Démocratique du Congo, São Tome and Principe, Sénégal, Sierra Leone, Tchad, Togo, Tunisie.

Latest News

Capacity-building workshop on CDM Standardized Baselines:  Opportunities to experience simplified tools for MRV


The development of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) standardized baselines (SB) and other measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) topics were discussed in Freetown, Sierra Leone, 21-22 March 2017, during the capacity building workshop “CDM Standardized Baselines: opportunities to experience simplified tools for MRV”.

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Other News

RCC Lomé supports establishment of environment clubs in eight Togolese schools


150 students and teachers from eight high schools in Lomé took part in a workshop about raising awareness on the causes and effects of climate change and possible solutions.

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MRV activities in West Africa supported by RCC Lome in collaboration with international partners

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Sub-regional dialogue MRV Framework West Africa

Final report on the nationally determined contributions survey available


Developing Countries Urgently Need Finance to Green Power Sectors

Countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean urgently need financial support to green their power sectors and thereby implement their national climate action plans under the pdf-icon Paris Climate Change Agreement. This is a key finding of a report on the nationally determined contributions survey conducted by the Nairobi Framework Partnership in 2016.

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Capacity-building for the establishment of a Carbon Registry in Madagascar and preparation to COP 22


Members of the National Coordination Bureau on Climate Change of Madagascar and CDM project developers and negotiators of Madagascar benefited from a three-day workshop on CDM, Monitoring, Reporting and Verification and the Paris Agreement, organized by RCC Lome in partnership with the Institut de la Francophonie pour le Développement Durable and the Agrhymet Regional Centre of the Permanent Interstates Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel.

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West African South-South Network on MRV to support technical and institutional capacities

Twenty-eight participants from fourteen West Africa countries  participated in the Sub-Regional Dialogue on the MRV framework West Africa held from 4-6 October 2016 in Lomé, Togo.


Paris Agreement’s Economic Instruments Can Spur National Action, Ambition


Reports just released from five regional meetings reveal the views of non-State actors in developing countries on the Paris Agreement’s provisions for (1) transferring mitigation outcomes, essentially emissions trading; (2) a new Sustainable Development Mechanism; and (3) a framework for non-market approaches. All three of the economic instruments are described in Article 6 of the Paris Agreement.

West and Central Africa summary report (pdf-icon En (918 kB) ) (pdf-icon Fr (881 kB) )
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 Image Sub-Saharan Climate and Energy Conference Focusses on Sustainable Cities
The way energy is generated and consumed in cities in Sub-Saharan Africa must be transformed to ensure continued development and help rein in greenhouse gas emissions. This was the key conclusion reach by experts meeting at a regional climate and energy conference in Yaoundé, Cameroon in May, aimed at identifying innovative solutions for low-carbon urbanization. 


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Africa Carbon Forum 2017, Cotonou, Benin, 28 - 30 June

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Read about last year's ACF 2016 on the UNFCCC Newsroom >>
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Sub-regional dialogue on the MRV framework West Africa (4 - 6 October, Lomé, Togo)

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