The Danish International Development Assistance (Danida) has, in
the context of the Climate and Development Action programme, expressed
its commitment to support sub-Saharan African countries become more
engaged in the CDM market by focusing on project development and
capacity building, with the intent of laying groundwork for long-term
The CDM Green Facility project will be designed and implemented by
UNEP Risoe Centre (URC) in five countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana,
Mali, Niger and Zambia.
The project encompasses bilateral technical assistance activities
and aims at complementing the ongoing work of other donor governments
(e.g. Germany, Finland, UK, Spain and Sweden) in supporting the
objectives of the Nairobi Framework.
Through the activities of the Green Facility, beneficiary countries
will receive technical assistance to enable them to integrate CDM into
the national economic development plans with specific objective of
increasing number of emission reduction projects in the
infrastructure, energy, and other sectors.