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These success stories highlight some of the accomplishments the EC-LEDS program has achieved with its partner countries.

2017

In support of Vietnam's National Green Growth Strategy, a task force in the Thanh Hoa province worked with U.S. partners—led by the U.S. Agency for International Development—to formulate realistic, data driven renewable energy targets and low-emission development options for its own action plan.

2016

With EC-LEDS program support, Zambia used the development impact assessment process and visual tool to explore synergies between development objectives and climate action.
Vietnam’s Payments for Forest Environmental Services system accounts for $55-60 million USD annually, nearly 25 percent of the Vietnam government’s annual investment in the forestry sector.
The Vietnam Clean Energy-Energy Efficiency Program has partnered with the government of Vietnam to update its Green Building Code and to promote high-performance, energy efficient buildings throughout the country’s major cities.
For sustainable bamboo management and harvesting, Thanh Hoa Province is looking beyond Vietnam’s Green Growth Strategy to implement a new partnership with Lam Son Joint Stock Corporation.

2015

The EC-LEDS program has helped the Government of Colombia develop eight Sectoral Mitigation Action Plans, leverage $20 million for transit-oriented development, and support its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Law.
The U.S. Agency for International Development’s Kazakhstan Climate Change Mitigation Program has played a key role in supporting the development of the country's emission trading system.
The U.S. Agency for International Development and the Philippine Department of Energy launched two state-of-the-art tools focused on renewable energy development.

2013

The EC-LEDS program works to enhance Gabon's capacity to monitor and manage forest and terrestrial carbon data.
The EC-LEDS program supports Costa Rica's efforts to mitigate GHG emissions from livestock production.
The EC-LEDS program provides technical assistance to Bangladesh for wind energy assessment.

2012

The EC-LEDS program provides technical assistance to enhance Mexico's existing macroeconomic data and models.
The EC-LEDS program supports Vietnam's efforts to implement effective energy efficiency measures by strengthening its building energy codes.