Would Preferential Access Measures be Sufficient to Overcome Current Barriers to CDM Projects in Least Developed Countries?

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Would Preferential Access Measures be Sufficient to Overcome Current Barriers to CDM Projects in Least Developed Countries?

PUBLISHED DATE

February 2012

RESOURCE

This article by Paula Castro and Axel Michaelowa in Climate and Development looks at whether EU import quotas for certified emission reductions(CERs) from least developed countries (LDCs)can help overcome barriers to clean developmentmechanism (CDM) in LDCs, how programmes ofactivities (PoAs) are performing, and how CDMprojects and PoAs contribute to sustainabledevelopment in LDCs. Climate and Developmentis published by Earthscan in partnership with theStockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and theSwedish International Development CooperationAgency (Sida). Richard Klein of SEI is its editor-inchief.