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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...]

Water usage -- Rachael Quast, LEAD International, Dec 2010

FEATURE: voices of the vulnerable must be heard

On the opening of the UN climate talks in Bonn, CDKN Chief Executive Sam Bickersteth and Asia Director Ali Tauqeer Sheikh argue for the wide benefits that come from supporting Least Developed Countries to have a loud voice in international negotiations. [more...]