Energy and Environment

  • Possibilities of Using Biomass from Forestry and Wood Industry in Bosnia and HerzegovinaDec 12, 2014
    The objective of this study is to analyze indicators of available quantities of wood biomass...

  • Energy Efficiency LibraryEnergy Efficiency LibraryFeb 19, 2013
    The EE Library consists of seven educational publications that explain everything from basics to the technical details related to energy saving, energy efficiency and management. The publications are designed so that the wide audience can find interesting information – young persons who are new to the energy efficiency, as well as experts working in the energy sector. All of the publications were written by the experts in the various fields of energy efficiency. The books are a valuable reference and information resource to all those who are interested in Energy Efficiency and are professionally related to the field. By clicking the links below, you can download ALL of the EE Library publications (available in local language only):

  • Ecotourism in Livanjsko polje and surroundingsJun 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.

  • The Initial National Communication (INC)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.

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Biomass Energy Sector – with a Special Focus on Srebrenica RegionNov 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.

OUR WORK - ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT

Energy efficiency and environmental sustainability are essential components of a European future for countries like Bosnia and Herzegovina. With a generally low awareness of the interdependence between environment and development, national priority setting in this area is quite limited. UNDP focuses its support on ensuring that Bosnia and Herzegovina has the human and financial resources to sustainably use its environmental and natural resources, that it meets the EU Environmental Acquis and creates green, resilient economic growth and sustainable livelihoods for its population.

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