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Transcript
PROGRAMME 4 : CLIMATE
CHANGE
Strategic Plan for 2011-2012
Portfolio Committee
April 2011
OUTLINE OF PRESENTATION
• Purpose of the Programme
• Strategic Goal to which the Branch is contributing
• Strategic Objectives and targets for 2011/2012
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PURPOSE OF THE PROGRAMME
Facilitate and effective national mitigation and
adaptation response to climate change
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GOALS
(1)Environmental assets conserved,
valued, sustainably used, protected
and continually enhanced.
(2) Enhanced socioeconomic benefits
and employment creation for the
present and future generation from a
healthy environment
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Branch Composition
• International Climate Change
• Climate Change Adaptation
• Climate Change Mitigation
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STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES AND TARGETS FOR
2011/12
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SO 1: Enhanced adaptive capacity , resilience and
reduced vulnerability to climate change impacts
Initiate Long-Term Adaptation Scenarios (LTAS) study
Finalise White Paper on Climate Change
Four sector plans ( Water, Forestry , Biodiversity and
Agriculture) indentifying climate change impacts and
adaptation frameworks integrated into national sectoral
plans.
Risk Management Tools : SA Weather Service (SAWS)
forecasting / South African Risk and Vulnerability atlas
( Phase 2)
Number of adaptation , advisory and consultative forums
and advocacy group : 1 National , 1 Provincial , 5 Metro 6
STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES AND TARGETS FOR
2011/12
SO 2: An effective climate change mitigation
programme facilitated
 Facilitate approval of Climate Change Whitepaper by
Minister
 Develop mitigation sector strategy /plan ( electricity
sector)
 Number of analytical , economic and regulatory
instruments and systems : 2 studies – 2nd National
Communication and Transport Green House Gas GHG
study) and 1 economic/regulatory instrument
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STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES AND TARGETS FOR
2011/12
SO 2: An effective climate change mitigation
programme facilitated (cont…)
 Sector implementation reports on Climate Change
considerations mainstreamed in sectoral and
departmental policies : 1 Integrated Resource Plan IRP2
and 5 provincial and local government reports
 Mandatory monitoring , evaluation and inventory of
carbon emissions : National Inventory update
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STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES AND TARGETS FOR
2011/12
SO 3 : United Nations Framework Convention on
Climate Change ( UNFCCC) Conferences of the
Parties (COP 17) and Kyoto Protocol CMP7
successfully hosted and managed
 70% positive feedback responses to logistical from DEA
national and international media scan
 Globally accepted/agreed outcome of COP17/ CMP7 in
2011 ( 70% positive responses to the substantive
outcome from DEA national and international media
scan)
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THANK YOU
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