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Guatemala Country Action Plan (PRONACAM -National Competitiveness Program)
Launch: 2014 End: N/A
Region: LAC
Geography: Guatemala
Type: National
ICS Only?: No
Value/Funding: N/A
Funder Type: Domestic Government, Multilateral Organization, Nonprofit
Funders: Ministry of Energy and Mines, supported by World Bank and CCA
  • Technical Assistance
  • Awareness
  • Special Finance
  • Description:
    The CAP is a multi-stakeholder effort, at time of publication, some actions have already been initiated in the first half of 2014 (formation of the Wood Roundtable and the Cluster, preparation of the cookstoves catalog, Guatemala’s official entry to ISO Technical Committee 285, development of a training module) [3]. RISE rating 53/100 [2]
    First cookstove store opened in 2016 [4]
    Reducing use of firewood is one of the five specific objectives of the government’s Energy Policy 2013-2027. The National Strategy for Sustainable Use of Wood (Nov 2013) aims to achieve the deployment of 65,000 ICS per year over the next 10 years and to inform 70% of the population on the sustainable use of firewood [3]
    [1] p. 120 [2] [3] [4]