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The Kuyasa CDM pilot project involves the retrofitting of solar water heater, insulated ceilings and energy efficient lighting in over 2 300 low-cost homes in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa.

Suppressed demand in Africa

Project Reference: TAAF-0034

CDKN provided technical support to the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and the African Group of Negotiators (AGN) at the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP-17). Accounting for suppressed demand means that development projects, including those that provide or extend basic services to the poor, can claim more carbon credits and generate greater carbon finance revenue. [more...]


FEATURE: Panama climate change talks

Jonathan Grant, from CDKN Alliance member PwC, takes a look at the background to the climate talks that commence in Panama this week, including the Green Climate Fund and the Clean Development Mechanism. Though last year's summit at Cancun brought progress in adaptation, technology transfer, financing and tackling deforestation, he argues that countries must find the political will to tackle the fundamental challenges of climate change. [more...]