<i>Last Date to Apply: 31 October 2011</i>

Introduction:
Programmatic CDM is an instrument that aids funding and structuring umbrella programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries. This course provides project developers, carbon market agents, development practitioners and government agencies with essential knowledge on climate change and carbon finance. It helps to better understand the opportunities and challenges of the Programmatic CDM and illustrates how Programmatic CDM can be used as a tool for catalyzing low carbon development. The course builds on the experience of the World Bank Group and strategic partners such as the German Development Bank (KfW) and the United Nations Environment Program. It is delivered in 3 modules which take about 8 hours to complete.

Learning objectives:
  • Understand the rationale for developing PoAs
  • Understand the rules, structure and program development cycle
  • Understand the key roles and responsibilities of the coordinating / managing entity (CME)
  • Identify suitable business models for PoA implementation across different sectors
  • Examine possible financing opportunities for PoAs

For Queries Contact:
The World Bank Institute at wbicc at worldbank.org

Link to Application:
http://einstitute.worldbank.org/ei/course/cdm-programme-activities-challenges-and-opportunities