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African developers struggle to match carbon credit supply with demand

Demand for voluntary carbon credits from Africa has been risen sharply over the past decade, but in recent years the supply of new credits has fallen away. Developers blame a complex and fragmented marketplace, with numerous credit certifiers, exchanges, brokers and aggregated funds making it challenging to navigate.

Issue 463 - 29 June 2022

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Investors revive interest in large African hydropower projects

It is more than a whisper: international institutions and private equity (PE) investors are again exploring major hydroelectric power (HEP) deals, after years during which environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns made big dams a problematic issue for development finance institutions (DFI) and other potential investors.

Issue 463 - 28 June 2022

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