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Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of

Official Name:
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Region:

National Designated Entity

Type of organisation:
Government/Ministry
Name:
Mr. Pae Yong Hyon
Position:
Chief of Division of Cooperation with the International Organizations, State Commission of Science and Technology
Emails:
pptayang@star-co.net.kp, ri.kyong.il@undp.org

Energy profile

Korea, Democratic People's Republic (2012)

Type: 
Energy profile
Energy profile
Extent of network

The electricity system is comprised of a patchwork of regional and local grids centred on major and smaller power plants. The electrification rate is just 22%.

Renewable energy potential

NA 

Energy framework

NA 

Source
Static Source:
  • Global Anthropogenic Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 1990-2030

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    Publication
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    This report provides historical and projected estimates of emissions of non-carbon-dioxide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from anthropogenic sources. It provides a consistent and comprehensive estimate for 92 individual countries and 8 regions. The analysis provides information that can be used to understand national contributions of GHG emissions, historical progress on reductions and mitigation opportunities. Although this document is being published by the U.S.

  • Alterra, Stichting DLO

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    Netherlands
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    Alterra is part of Stichting DLO. It is a private sector, research and academic not for profit institution. Alterra offers a combination of practical, innovative and interdisciplinary scientific research across many disciplines related to the green world around us and the sustainable use of our living environment. Aspects of our environment that Alterra focuses on include soil, water, the atmosphere, the landscape and biodiversity ‒ on a global scale as well as regionally. 

  • Technology Executive Committee (TEC)

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    Germany
    Relation to CTCN:
    Knowledge Partner

    Together, the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) and the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) form the Technology Mechanism of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.  Created in 2010, the TEC is the Mechanism’s policy arm. The TEC focuses on identifying policies that can accelerate the development and transfer of low-emission and climate resilient technologies. 

  • Technologies to support climate change adaptation in developing Asia

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    This report discusses specific climate change impact and vulnerabilities, and identifies technologies needed to help reduce those vulnerabilities. It then presents examples of existing technologies that will meet those needs for six sectors:

  • Environmental Hydraulics Foundation

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Spain
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    Environmental Hydraulics Foundation (IHCantabria) is a research and academic, public sector not for profit organization. The Environmental Hydraulics Institute "IH Cantabria" is a joint research centre that carries out research, knowledge transfer and training of specialists in the fields of fresh and saltwater. At IH Cantabria there are over 140 researchers and the centre has over thirty years of experience. 

  • Free Access Climate Change Data of Worldbank

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    Freely available climate and climate-related data is essential to catalyze the changes in policies, investments and technologies that will be needed if we are to move towards a climate-smart future. The Climate Change Knowledge Portal is a central hub of information, data and reports about climate change around the world. With this portal you can query, map, compare, chart and summarize key climate and climate-related information. Open data: all of the climate data featured on the Climate Change Knowledge Portal has been published as open data resources.

  • 2015 Nutrition country profile: Democratic People's Republic of Korea

    Type: 
    Publication
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    The 193 individual country profiles capture the status and progress of all UN Member States, and the 80+ indicators include a wealth of information on child, adolescent and adult anthropometry and nutritional status, in addition to intervention coverage, food supply, economics, and demography. This tool is particularly useful for nutrition champions at the country-level, as it presents a wide range of evidence needed to assess country progress in improving nutrition and nutrition-related outcomes.

  • International Center for Tropical Agriculture - CIAT

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Colombia
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    CIAT is an international center for tropical agriculture, based in Colombia, with the mission to reduce hunger and poverty, and improve human nutrition in the tropics. The Center collaborates with a wide number of partners to facilitate high-quality research, aimed at increasing the eco-efficiency of agriculture and stimulate the development of the specific region.