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Monday, 8 September 2008
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Africa Carbon Forum

3-5 September 2008 | Dakar, Senegal

On Friday, 5 September 2008, the Africa Carbon Forum continued with parallel sessions on: emerging priorities in capacity building; project registration and risks; lessons on land use, land-use change and forestry for Africa; and assuring delivery of Certified Emission Reductions and project performance. In the afternoon, a plenary session was held on the path forward for Africa now and beyond post-2012. In addition, training sessions were organized on a number of topics and participants continued to visit the trade fair throughout the day. In the evening, a closing ceremony took place and the conference closed at 17:45. Photo: Sid Gueye, Environment Ministry, Senegal, closed the session
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Friday, 5 September 2008
Plenary: The Path Forward: Now and Beyond 2012

Ogunlade Davidson, IPCC Working Group III (right), stressed the need to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations and generate revenues for adaptation. He identified ample opportunities for projects in Africa and stressed that funding should be channeled through the UNFCCC.
Closing Plenary
Parallel session: Assuring CER delivery: Project Performance Issues
Andrew Gilder, Robert Dornau, SGS, Massamba Thioye, Competence Center on Climate Change, and Jan Kappen, UNEP
Trade Fair

Training session on negotiating an ERPA
Training session on Emission Trading Schemes that impact Africa
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