Low Emission Development Strategy ( LEDS )

What do you know about LEDS?

Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) are forward-looking national economic development plans that encompass low-carbon and/or climate-resilient economic growth. LEDS are intended to advance national climate change and development policy in a more coordinated, coherent and strategic manner. LEDS have been specifically mentioned in negotiating texts from COP 15 and beyond, as well as in the Copenhagen Accord, which recognized that a LEDS is indispensable to sustainable development.


What kind of implementation LEDS in different level of governance?

In every government level based on administration LEDS should define and Incorporated with development cycle. That mean LEDS should integrated with Musrenbangda and should noted in medium development plan (RPJM) and in detail should be in spatial plan (RTRW).


Who is responsible in leading LEDS implementation?

Government should lead LEDS initiative with active involvement multi-stakeholder from private sectors, CSO, CBO, community.

What kind of implementation in LEDS?

Mostly to reduce activities with BAU approach and introduce:

– Less use of material from natural resources

– Less use of fuel energy

– Less use of human resources


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