The ACP-CD4CDM Project aimed at enabling the targeted ACP countries to fully participate in the carbon market.

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The ACP-CD4CDM Project was part of the European Commission Programme for Capacity Building related to Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Countries. The Project enabled the participating ACP countries to fully participate in the carbon market.

At the same time, the ACP-CD4CDM Project was a continuation of the very successful "Capacity Development for the Clean Development Mechanism" (CD4CDM) Project, implemented by the UNEP DTU Partnership in select countries from Asia, Latin America, Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. The CD4CDM Project was developed between 2002 and 2009 with funding from the Government of the Netherlands.

The Project had a duration of 4 years (March 2010 to February 2013) and was implemented by the UNEP DTU Partnership, based in Denmark.

The activities implemented within the Project developed and facilitated knowledge in the target ACP countries that should enable them to fully participate in the global carbon market. The goal at the end of the Project was that these countries are able to identify, design, approve, finance, implement and monitor CDM projects that both address their sustainable development priorities and offer cost-effective options for carbon credit buyers to comply with obligations under the Kyoto Protocol.

Activities implemented by UDP emphasized the development of a national CDM portfolio of projects that could be marketed in international carbon events (such as Carbon Expo) and posted on the webiste of each country's Designated National Authority (DNA).

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