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Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA)

Definition: Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) refers to a set of policies and actions that countries undertake as part of a commitment to reduce GHG emissions. The term recognizes that different countries may take different nationally appropriate action on the basis of equity and in accordance with common but differentiated responsibilities and respective capabilities. The relationship between Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions and activities Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation is not yet determined.

Source: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Category: Regulatory and Accounting Vocabulary

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Carbon Finance Lexicon

The text is derived from the Finance and Carbon Markets Lexicon prepared by the Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) Program and Tetra Tech ARD and reviewed by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).




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