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Sembrando bosques, opciones frente al cambio climático global

This second publication, part of AD/COL/I21 UNODC program, emphasizes forestry projects that apply to the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). In the begining, it starts explaining the institutional framework of the CDM in Colombia, indicating that the Designated National Authority for CDM project evaluation in Colombian is the Climate Change Group of the Ministry of Environment.

Presents the CDM project cycle for forestry projects, explaining the step by step from the identification, formulation until the registration and issuance of Certified Emission Reductions (CERs).

Lists the considerations to take into account and emphasizes that for a forestry project could be eligible under the CDM, it must be demonstrated that there was no forest in 1989 and there is no forest to date.