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2011 Annual Report: Carbon Finance for Sustainable Development


AR 2011

This report on the carbon funds and facilities managed by the World Bank covers the period from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011.

This year’s Annual Report takes us through a very
busy year with an abundance of activity as the end
of the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol
approaches and project developers are anxious to
get their projects registered so that they can see
the fruits of their labor in the form of carbon credits.

We signed 23 new purchase agreements in 2011;
seven of which were in sectors where we had seen
relatively little activity in the past, such as
forestry and land use. We are happy to be on the
forefront of this, with our support of the first ever
soil carbon project, for which we also developed the
methodology. Last year, we also saw the registration
of the first CDM household biogas project in
China, the first issuance of carbon credits from a
CDM project in Nepal, the first inclusion of seven
CPAs under the Uganda Municipal Waste Compost
Programme, and the first Programme of Activity in
the transport sector registered with the UNFCCC...

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