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NR-335 - Integrated improvement of Road-based Freight sector in Colombia


NAMA for Recognition

  • A Overview
    • A.1Party
      A.2Title of Mitigation Action

      This field is limited by 200 characters.

      A.3Description of mitigation action
      The Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) proposed in this document involves a freight logistics policy, a freight improvement program and freight vehicle scrappage and fleet renewal as part of a general support for the implementation of the policies referred to above. This will enable the country to
      improve its logistics performance indicators, thereby increasing its competitiveness and gaining other benefits from the improvements implemented.


      A.6Type of action

      A.7Greenhouse gases covered by the action

  • B National Implementing Entity
    • B.1.0Name
      B.1.1Contact Person 1
      B.1.5Contact Person 2
      B.1.9Contact Person 3
      The NAMA is led by the sectoral Ministry (Transport) and its Vice Ministry of Transport, with the support of the Logistics Group and the Environment and Sustainable Development Group. There is also participation in the development of the NAMA of the Ministry of the Environment (MADS) and its Climate Change Directorate.
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  • C Expected timeframe for the implementaion of the mitigation action
    • C.1Number of years for completion
      C.2Expected start year of implementation
  • D Currency
    • D.1Used Currency
      Conversion to USD: 1
  • E Cost
    • E.1.1Estimated full cost of preparation
      Conversion to USD: 470,000
      E.1.2Comments on estimated full cost of preparation
      This cost is related to the preparation of a complete freight policy in the country, as is being developed by the Ministry of Transport in Colombia. It is described in the CONPES policy document number 3963.
      E.2.1Estimated full cost of implementation
      Conversion to USD: 560,000
      E.2.2Comments on estimated full cost of implementation
      This cost is related to the implementation of the freight improvement program as indicated in the CONPES policy document 3963.
      E.3.1Estimated incremental cost of implementation
      Conversion to USD: 0
      E.3.2Comments on estimated incremental cost of implementation
  • F Estimated emission reductions
    • F.1Amount

      This amount has to be in units of MtCO2e (Million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent) or MtCO2e/yr (Million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent per year)

      F.3Additional information (e.g. if available, information on the methodological approach followed)
  • G Other indicators
    • G.1Other indicators of implementation
      Number of vehicles that apply[1] to the program / number of vehicles that are renewed:

      [1] The types of application are
      a) With economic recognition: i) scrapping without replacement purposes, ii) scrapping for replacement purposes, and iii) Non-active vehicles without replacement purposes

      b) Without economic recognition: i) Replacement due to total scrapping without recognition, ii) Replacement for total loss or destruction, and iii) Replacement for theft
  • H Other relevant information
    • H.1Other relevant information including co-benefits for local sustainable development
      The estimated reduction in fuel consumption due to the implementation of the policy is 20.6 million gallons and 604 tons of fine particulate matter (PM2.5), accumulated.
  • I Relevant National Policies strategies, plans and programmes and/or other mitigation action
    • I.1Relevant National Policies

      MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT: Ministry's website:

      CONPES 3934 of 10 July 2018 Green growth Policy
      CONPES 3943 of 31 July 2018 Policy for the improvement of air quality
      CONPES 3963 of 28 June 2019  Policy for the modernization of freight vehicle sector
      CONPES 3982 of 13 January 2020 National logistics policy
      Resolution 5304 of 24 october 2019. Regulation of the initial registration procedure for new vehicles frompublic and private service of cargo of more than 10,500 kilograms, the  conditions and the procedure is regulated to apply to the "Program of modernization of the cargo fleet".
      I.2Link to other NAMAs
  • J Attachments