Climate change mitigation can be turned into economic opportunities
In a carbon constraint world, the avoidance of CO2 emissions in Africa can be rewarded with carbon credits.
The sale of these assets can generate additional revenues for project developers implementing low carbon technologies.
(1 ton of CO2 avoided = 1 carbon credit).
Carbon Markets in 2016
billion of co2
mitigation potential by 2020
(States and Cities) have established
CO2 regulation and carbon price
Carbon Markets in Africa
Africa to become the main supplier of carbon credits worldwide by 2050.
carbon credits market share
of CO2 emissions sales
(5% of African GDP)