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Monday, 8 September 2008
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Africa Carbon Forum

3-5 September 2008 | Dakar, Senegal

On Thursday 4, September 2008, the Africa Carbon Forum continued with plenary sessions on: addressing financing barriers in Africa; and the significance of voluntary carbon markets for Africa. In the afternoon, participants convened in parallel sessions on energy efficiency, and project financing and pricing of Certified Emission Reductions (CERs). In the evening, the programme included opportunities for matchmaking. Participants also visited the trade fair throughout the day. Photo: Conference participants attending the Trade Fair
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Thursday, 4 September 2008
Plenary: Addressing the Financing Barrier in Africa

Till Danckwardt, First Climate; Thomas Camerata, South Pole Carbon Asset Management; Robert Vergnes, ERM; Mario III Lundovic, Banque de Developpement des Etats de l'Afrique Centrale; and Moderator Geoff Sinclair, Standard Bank
Parallel session: Project Financing and CER Pricing
Moderator Edwin Aalders, IETA, Amit Oza, TFS Green, Marcel Hanakam, RWE, Martin Gauss, Austrian JI/CDM Programme, Kommunalkredit Public Consulting, and Geoff Sinclair, Standard Bank
Trade Fair

Signing ceremony for the ASER Rural Area Energy Efficient Lighting Programme
Emission Reductions Purchase Agreement (ERPA) signed between the Senegalese Rural Electrification Agency (ASER) and the World Bank on behalf of the Community Development Carbon Fund for the ASER Rural Area Energy Efficient Lighting Programme, a CDM project involving a programme of activities. Seated left to right: UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer; Samuel Amet Sarr, Minister of Energy, Senegal; Meskerem Mulatu, World Bank; and Modibo Diop, Director General, ASER
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