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Community Development Carbon Fund

The CDCF pioneers projects that benefit local communities and that generate emission reductions in some of the poorest areas of the world. The Fund is a public-private initiative designed in cooperation with the International Emissions Trading Association and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The first tranche of the CDCF became operational in March 2003 and is closed to further subscriptions. It is capitalized at $118 million with nine governments and fifteen private sector companies participating in it.

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Featured Resources

>> CDCF Community Benefit Plan Synopsis - 2013 (PDF)
>> Technical Paper: Promoting Energy Access Projects under the Clean Development Mechanism Standardized Baselines and Suppressed Demand It is a public document
>> Mapping Carbon Pricing Initiatives: Developments and Prospects
>> Carbon Finance for Sustainable Development: 2012 Annual Report
>> CDCF Co-benefits Assessment Report 2013 (PDF)
>> In the Press: The World Bank Recognizes the Landfill Gas Project in Salta
>> Annual Report 2011: Carbon Finance for Sustainable Development
>> State and Trends of the Carbon Market Report 2012
>> CDCF Toolkit and Other Resources - Making Carbon Finance Work for the Poor
>> CDCF Advisory Group: Fourth Annual Review
>> CDCF Advisory Group: Third Annual Review
>> Submission on Regional Distribution of CDM Project Activities
>> CDCF Overview Document
>> The Importance of Flexible Bundling Rules for Small Scale CDM Projects
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