This newletter contains four short articles discussing the potential for financing carbon sequestration services. The articles particularly focus on this issue in the context of the Kyoto protocol and Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). Below are the titles of the four articles and some of the key points made by their authors: Access to finance for community forest management under the UNFCCC and Kyoto Protocol
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This report explores how strategies to reduce carbon emissions relate to a country’s financial structures and institutions. It details lessons learned in Brazil, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Mexico and Peru on how best to design in-country financial architecture for receiving and utilising international funding for climate action. The report aims to shed light on elements that help to enhance the efficiency and transparency of climate finance mechanisms, as well as subsequent implementation.