This analytical report discusses opportunities for greenhouse gases (GHG) mitigation in Latin America, with particular focus on carbon finance and the clean development mechanism (CDM). The document introduces the CDM and its project cycle, provides an overview of the global and regional carbon market, and highlights challenges and opportunities for the CDM in various sector such as energy, forestry and transport. 

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Organization: IDB

Topics: Finance, Transport, Forestry, Energy, Mitigation, Economic Analysis, Carbon Financing and CDM

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2005

Language: English