Climate Finance & Carbon Markets Africa 2012


    Bringing together representation from across the value chain, Climate Finance & Carbon Markets Africa  will provide two days of intensive discussion, networking and solutions to identify how to move forward in a changing policy environment.
    24-25 January 2012, Johannesburg, South Africa
     The esteemed speaking faculty includes:
    • Ariesta Ningrum, Team Lead, Sustainable Development Mechanisms, UNFCCC

    • Nelly Magubane, Director General,
      Department of Energy
      , South Africa

    • Adam Simcock, Chief Executive Officer,
      Carbon Check, South Africa

    • Geoff Sinclair, Head of Carbon Trading,
      Standard Bank, UK

    • Kevin Whitfield, Head, African Treasury and Financial Products Unit, Nedbank Capital, South Africa

    • Henk Sa, Managing Director,
      Ecometrix, South Africa

    • Antoine Degri, Chief Executive Officer,
      ADERCI, Ivory Coast

    • Ntombifuthi Ntuli, Business to Business Programme Officer, Danish Embassy, South Africa

    • Enoch Lerato Liphoto, Senior Advisor, Climate Change,
      Eskom Holdings, South Africa

    • Hussein Elhag, Executive Director,
      Africa Energy Commission, Algeria

    • Georges Bakaly, Managing Director,
      WESD Capital, DRC

    • Bubu Jallow, Chief Technical Adviser,
      Department of Water Resources, The Gambia

    • Amos Wafula Wekesa, Environmental and Climate Change Advisor, VI-Agroforestry Programme Eastern Africa, Kenya

    • Philippe Decq, Sales and Marketing Manager, South Europe,Africa and Middle East, DnV, France

    • Ciska Terblanche, Managing Director, CDM Africa, South Africa

    • Heba Rabie, Regional Manager, Africa and Middle East, The Gold Standard Foundation, Egypt

    For the full agenda and speaker details view the Climate Finance and Carbon Markets Africa brochure

    For Africa’s 33 LDCs, it has already been agreed that projects generating CERs will be eligible for trade in the EU ETS beyond 2012, whilst for the non-LDCs, the landscape for the carbon market will be clearer come January.

    Now is the time to make Africa a greater focus for climate finance.

    Key Reasons to attend:

    Break-down the decisions made at COP 17 and the implications for Africa
    Develop your strategy in a changing landscape for climate policy and the carbon markets
    Hear from a diverse range of financiers on the key to attracting investment into your project
    Realise the potential to scale-up with an update on programmatic climate projects
    Learn from the experiences of a host of African case studies: what problems were faced and how can successes be replicated elsewhere?
    Demystifying renewable energy and carbon finance in Africa
    Improving energy access and making renewable energy available to the rural poor
    Focus on the unique issues central to developing forestry and agriculture climate projects with a dedicated one day forum
    Bringing REDD+ to the market – financing mechanisms and program considerations
    The progress of climate smart agriculture – frameworks and sustainable techniques

    Visit our website for further details

    What Climate Finance and Carbon Markets Africa can do for you:

    Position your company as a leader in a new era for the African climate sector
    Enhance your business connections with unrivalled networking opportunities

    Capitalise on carbon market opportunities in Africa’s 33 LDCs

    Seek out new markets for renewable energy projects

    Discover the emerging sectors and project types that represent early entry opportunities

    To find out more details about sponsoring or exhibiting at this event please contact Natalia Valencia:
    Call +44 (0) 203 3384 6214 or email

    I look forward to seeing you in Johannesburg,

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