Country:Nicaragua
Year:2012
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2012
Date Ended:2021
Policy Type:Economic Instruments, Policy Support, Information and Education, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Voluntary Approaches
Policy Target:Bioenergy>Biomass for heat, Bioenergy>Biomass for power, Bioenergy>Co-firing with fossil fuels
Policy Sector:
Agency:Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM), Ministry of Agriculture and Forest (MAGFOR), National Forest Institute (INAFOR), Ministry of the Environment and the Natural Resources (MARENA)
URL:http://www.mem.gob.ni
URL:http://www.inafor.gob.ni
Legal References:Law No. 217: General Law for the Natural Resources and the Environment (reformed 2008); National Policy for Sustainable Development of the Nicaragua Forest Sector (Decree No. 69-2008).
Funding:Government, donations, private funds
Description:

The objective of the Strategy is to promote sustainable production and energy efficiency in the use of fuelwood and charcoal by implementing actions throughout the value chain, in line with the country national development goals and priorities such as energy self-sufficiency, improved quality of life of the population and environmental sustainability.

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