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Training Local "Gold Standard" Experts

As of: October 2021

The project supported to develop the carbon market, especially to improve the quality and sustainability of 'Clean Development Mechanism' (CDM). To this end, the project established a global network of regional Gold Standard managers who supported project developers on the ground through local stakeholder consultations, on-site audits and project visits. The project also trained the project developers as well as 'Designated National Authorities' (DNAs), non-governmental organizations, technical cooperation organizations, 'Designated Operational Entities' (DOEs) and retailers.

State of implementation/results

  • Project completed
  • Positions established for seven regional Gold Standard managers and one Network Controller (for two years)
  • More network staff members have been financed through WWF Netherlands and The Gold Standard Foundation
  • 40 training workshops, four Gold Standard academies and over 40 conference visits aimed at project developers, DOEs and DNAs were carried out
  • A new market for CDM projects, among them more than 20 projects in Sub-Sahara Africa, was developed.

Project data

Country:
worldwide

Implementing organisation:
The Gold Standard Foundation

Political partner(s):
  • Diverse climate change relevant institutions in the respective partner countries/Diverse klimarelevante Institutionen in den entsprechenden Partnerländern

Implementing partner(s):
  • Diverse climate change relevant institutions in the respective partner countries/Diverse klimarelevante Institutionen in den entsprechenden Partnerländern

BMU grant:
975.597,23 €

Duration:
11/2008  till  12/2010


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