• Analysis of the Benefits of Wood Biomass Fuel Switch Projects Implemented by UNDP in BiH
    Oct 14, 2016

    Bosnia and Herzegovina has rich forest resources, both from the aspect of distribution and biodiversity, with a significant share of its territory covered by forests. BiH has the highest forest share as well as the highest level of diversity in terms of forest types among the countries of the Western Balkans.2 Forest resources are the basis of the local economy in many rural communities and often form the only source of income.

  • Green Jobs - Analysing the Employment Impact of Energy Efficiency Measures in BiH
    Dec 15, 2016

    The term “green jobs” denotes employment opportunities in areas related to environmental protection. “Green jobs” are particularly suited to the construction sector as the usual structure of energy consumption is such that buildings consume the most energy, and as such are subject to energy performance improvements. Improving the energy performance of buildings and implementation of relevant measures delivers a range of benefits, job creation being one of the most important ones.

  • Nov 1, 2011

    Within the framework of the BiH Biomass Energy for Employment and Energy Security – Biomass project, UNDP has published a study on Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Biomass Energy Sector – with a Special Focus on Srebrenica Region. This study is the result of an attempt to summarize technical information regarding biomass energy baseline emissions and a cost-benefit analysis of the biomass energy sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a special focus on the Srebrenica region.

  • The Initial National Communication (INC)
    Jun 4, 2012

    The Initial National Communication (INC) of Bosnia and Herzegovina under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has been adopted by the BiH Council of Ministers and entity governments and submitted to the UNFCCC Secretariat in Bonn. In accordance with the guidelines of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, which was signed by Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2000, the UNDP CO in BiH, organised, with the financial support of GEF, the selection of an expert team and 50 local experts from 14 relevant fields, who participated in the preparation of the Initial National Communication of Bosnia and Herzegovina in a professional way and in line with the international standards. Each UNFCCC signatory state has an obligation to submit its national reports to the UNFCCC Secretariat.

  • Jun 8, 2012

    This publication presents eco-tourism values of Livanjsko polje (municipalities Livno, Bosansko Grahovo and Tomislavgrad). It provides reader with information on most important plant and animal species, sites of natural or cultural importance, ideas for recreational activities and adventure sports in the area. It’s a handy tool for all potential visitors or passengers, as it contains map of the area in addition to contact details of local food producers, accommodation facilities, traditional artisans and local associations.