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Rio Frio Carbon Offset Project


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Project ID: P088752: | Project Status: Closed


Abstract* last updated 21-JUL-2005
The Colombia Rio Frio Carbon Offset Project aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions fro the wastewater treatment sector in Colombia by modernizing the Rio Frio waste water treatment plant, located in Giron, Colombia. This modernization will result in abatements of methane and nitrous oxide emissions of about 39 kilo tons of carbon dioxide equivalents per year and in an improved effluent quality from the plant. The project constitutes a "proof of concept" for use of the Clean Development Mechanis...More»
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Approval Date30-JUN-2005
Closing Date31-DEC-2016
Total Project Cost**11
RegionLatin America And Caribbean
Major Sector (Sector) (%)Water, sanitation and flood protection (General water, sanitation and flood protection sector) (100%)
Themes (%)Climate change (67%)
 Water resource management (33%)
Environmental CategoryB
Bank Team LeadScholz, Sebastian Martin
Project Goals
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Available Project Documents
Implementation Status and Results Report (ISRR), Vol.21-JUN-2011
Project Appraisal Document (PAD), Vol.1 of 130-JUN-2005
Project Information Document (PID), Vol.1 of 124-FEB-2005

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* The project abstract is drawn from the PAD, SAR or PGD and may not accurately reflect the project's current nature.
**Total project cost includes funding from World Bank and non-bank sources in US$ millions. Active and Closed projects show commitment at Board approval. It does not reflect any cancellations. Proposed (pipeline) and dropped projects show the forecast amount. The commitment amount for projects in the pipeline is indicative and may be modified during the project preparation.

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