This policy document provides the following key messages to decision makers in Africa:

-Africa has considerable fossil fuel resources and must use them to improve energy access and increase economic growth.
-Use of cleaner fossil fuel technologies must be emphasised if greenhouse gas emissions are to be kept to a minimum.
-Tradable permits and other policy instruments could be used in Africa to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.

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Organization: UNECA, African Union Commission, African Development Bank

Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Energy, Carbon Financing and CDM, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Policy Document

Publication date: 2013

Language: English