Panama to be the Headquarters for the IV Latin-American Forum on Carbon

Co-organized by the National Authority on the Environment, the event will be held in the El Panama Hotel from the 24th to the 26th.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

The general objective of the Latin-American Forum on Carbon (FLAC) is to bring together all the actors of the carbon market: project owners and developers; the National Offices for the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), Investment Promotion Agencies; Appointed National Authorities (DNAs); intermediary businesses; and corporate service providers. The purposes of the event include sharing experiences regarding the comprehensive processes for CDM projects, understanding the business mechanisms of emissions and the future of the CDM, analyzing national and international politics regarding mitigation and adaptation to climatic change, and facilitating negotiations regarding emissions.

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Budding Carbon Credit Market in Costa Rica

June 2013

Eleven companies have shown their interest in participating in the local carbon credit market, which still lacks clear rules.

"Although in the last few days a "road map" for the Voluntary Domestic Carbon Credit Market in Costa Rica has emerged, there is still much to be done, therefore the country should not slow down on this issue," said Wilkie Mora, manager at Geocycle (a subsidiary of Holcim).

Latin American Carbon Forum in Costa Rica

August 2011

The Latin American Carbon Forum (FLAC in Spanish) promotes the exchange of knowledge and information, creating business opportunities between those involved in the carbon market.

The 6th FLAC will be held on 27, 28 and September 29, 2011 in San Jose, Costa Rica, and will be attended by over 600 regional and international participants from both the public and private sector.

Carbon Credit Market in Nicaragua

August 2011

The companies Eco ressources and Anaconda Carbon are exploring the creation of a certified carbon credit market in the country.

The companies are looking for hydroelectric plants to sell carbons credits to Mabanaft, a German-Dutch oil company.

"The target market for the credits are hydropower stations producing less than 15 megawatts.

Carbon Credit Hub in Panama

September 2010

The hub will be located in the City of Knowledge, a business, scientific and Technological Park, with the objective of promoting the sale of carbon credits.

The project includes Spanish company Madrid Network, which will sign an agreement to install the center.

The main objective of the center, which expects to be operational in 2011, will be to advise businesses on how to obtain fair prices for their carbon credits.

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