The Clean Development Mechanism and Africa
New Partnerships for Sustainable Development: The Clean Development Mechanism under the Kyoto Protocol

Report from a Regional Workshop, Accra, Ghana, 21-24 September 1998

CONTENTS

1 INTRODUCTION

2 CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

3 THE REGIONAL WORKSHOP

4 PRESENTATIONS

Session I: Clean Development Mechanism — General Perspectives
Session II: Institutions and Governance of the CDM
Session III: Baselines and Additionality in the CDM
Session IV: Designing Projects for the CDM: Energy, Transport, Industry
Session V: Designing Projects for the CDM: Agriculture and Forestry
Session VI: Project Finance for the CDM

5 ISSUES DISCUSSED

Governance of the CDM
Modalities of CDM
Equity Issues
Getting Started
CDM Projects
Share of the Proceeds
Capacity Building
Development Criteria
6 AREAS OF CONSENSUS
Functioning of the CDM
Governance of the CDM
Baselines
Monitoring, Verification and Certification
CDM Projects
Seed Fund

7 LIST OF PARTICIPANTS