AfDB co-Organizes 4th African Carbon Forum for Carbon Control and Investment in Africa

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From: 18/04/2012
To: 20/04/2012
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Greening Africa’s Future - Carbon market actors connect at the 4th Africa Carbon Forum

The 4th Africa Carbon Forum (ACF),opened its doors this week to more than 1,000 registered participants from across the world to foster a discussion on climate change and carbon finance in Africa. Read More


Background

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is co-organizing the 4th African Carbon Forum, where the latest developments and knowledge on the carbon market will be aired, on 18 to 20 April, at the UN Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Forum is a trade fair and knowledge sharing platform for carbon investments in Africa. It is the premier event to attend to discuss the carbon situation, and how the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and other mitigation mechanisms can be successful in Africa.

The event will bring together representatives from the AfDB, the World Bank, the United Nations, governments, the private sector, and all bodies interested in protecting the environment by reducing and controlling carbon emissions.  As such, it is a major opportunity for networking and finding like-minded partners in the carbon market and investment world.

Main features of the market will include: updates on recent developments in the international carbon market; information on the challenges dealing with global climate change; discussions with project developers and specialists from various sectors and technologies, and learning about best practices and lessons learned from the implementation of CDM projects in Africa, including sessions with experts from the private and public sectors;  

There will also be opportunities for CDM project developers to showcase projects to private sector representatives in matchmaking and deal facilitation sessions.