To provide clients and partners relevant information about the themes concerning climate action, Carbon Africa periodically releases briefing notes. These documents, prepared by Carbon Africa directors, aim to take a fresh pair of eyes to a key topic area, always coming from a position of facilitating real impact on the ground in Africa.
This briefing note summarises the discussions that were held by regional experts on options for interpreting and operationalizing elements contained in article 6 under the Paris Agreement. The event was organised by the Kampala regional collaboration centre (RCC) and took place in Entebbe Uganda with Carbon Africa invited as one of twenty key regional players.
Publishing date: July/2016
2nd Edition | Tapping into the CDM pipepline: A key piece in the jigsaw of scaled up Climate Action in Africa
The focus in African countries is shifting from intention to the implementation of climate pledges under the Paris Agreement. In this context, existing CDM projects and programmes could prove to be a ready-made testing ground for catalysing the deployment of new and scaled-up climate finance mechanisms. Read more about it in this briefing note.
Publishing date: May/2016
Prepared by Carbon Africa team present at the COP21, this briefing note is a summary of key points of the Paris Agreement in order to ease the digestion of the overall agreement and looking forward to support the various organizational responses in 2016.
Publishing date: January/2016
Prepared by Carbon Africa and Climate Focus for the UNFCCC Regional Collaboration Centre Kampala and the East African Development Bank, this briefing note supports countries in sub-Saharan Africa in considering the inclusion of market mechanisms and CDM in their INDC.
Publishing date: September/2015