Carbon Revenues : A source of Funding, New Delhi, 4th November

Venue: Institute of Social Science

Location: New Delhi,, Delhi, India

Event Date/Time: Nov 04, 2008 End Date/Time: Nov 06, 2008
Early Registration Date: Oct 25, 2008
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A non-profit organisation established in 1983 creating large scale sustainable livelihoods
Capacity Building Series (2008- 09) Training On

Carbon Revenues: A Source of Funding

Three Day Training From 4 - 6 Nov

Venue: Institute of Social Sciences - 8, Nelson Mandela Marg,

Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, India


Looking at the present global scenario, when global warning is a much discussed and debated issue, where carbon revenues has become an innovative funding mechanism for NGOs, Corporate and Public Sector Units working in the fields of Energy and Natural Resource Management (NRM). In this context, development agencies can make interventions that would help them earn carbon funds. For this appropriate projects have to be conceptualized, developed and implemented. This involves learning of tools, techniques and information required within the existing development interventions currently run or likely to be run in future viz. related to Natural Resource Management and Energy.

Objectives of the Training:


To understand the concept of carbon revenue and how it can generate funds

To acquaint with tools, techniques and information that would be required to conceptualize, develop and implement such innovative programmes in the area of energy and natural resource management

To share DA's experiences in generating carbon revenue

To connect to various stakeholders from the Private and Public sector for Carbon Revenues.

Course Contents

Lecture / Interactive Sessions


Issue of Climate Change
To understand the issue of climate change and it's link to carbon financing


Introductory part: Basics of Carbon Financing


Eligibility for Carbon Financing

Procedures for Carbon Financing

Sources of Carbon Finance


Key issues in Carbon Financing



Legal Aspects



Case Studies


Renewable Energy

Energy Efficiency

Carbon Financing in Practice

This session is designed to provide hands-on experience on developing the necessary documentation for carbon financing. Participants will be provided all the background information and will use the tools and techniques to estimate the emission reductions, the potential funds that can be secured, the relevant time frames etc.

The following techniques would be used to conduct the training program.


Lectures/interactive sessions

Group Discussions

Case studies/Group exercises

Brainstorming sessions/ Experience sharing

Training Support materials/ Handouts

Power-point Presentations

Guest lectures from potential funders / technical partners

This Training will immensely Benefit Professionals working on Carbon Finance / Credits across sectors and other agencies and who work in or plan to work in Energy and Natural Resrouce Managmenet related projects, further providing an interaction point with fellow NRM practitioners.

Participants from past trainings have been from organisations like:



Accenture Service Pvt. Ltd.




Resource Persons

Mr. Udit Mathur , Programme Manager, Development Alternatives is an economist from the Delhi School of Economics, New Delhi. He has 5 years of experience in the field of designing, developing and facilitating projects for earning carbon revenues. These projects range from energy conservation and efficiency in large hotels and small brick kilns to renewable energy generation through hydro power plants and biomass and biogas based systems. He has also been extensively involved in training and capacity building of various stakeholders such as the government officials, industry personnel, NGOs and consultants on these issues. He is abreast with the technical, financial and procedural issues related to carbon financing and has been applying his knowledge to develop and facilitate projects that lead to livelihood generation and overall sustainable development.

Dr. Anish Chatterjee, has done a doctorate in Agriculture and Climate Change from the premier Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi. He has worked with Development Alternatives and GTZ in their programmes on climate change and has been closely associated with project development and facilitation on securing carbon revenues. He has extensive experience in the documentation and regulatory arena of carbon financing. He has also organized several training and capacity building workshops on carbon financing and has trained personnel from different sectors.


3 Days

Registration Fees

INR 7,500 per participant

The Training fee covers the following:


Meals during training

Course material



Knowledge and experience from the training

Manuals and training material

A toolkit for carbon finance

Networking opportunity for you

Opportunity to listen to experts from the field


To ensure your participation, we request you to send the nomination form (enclosed below) and the course fee (non-refundable) by 25 October 2008

Participants in India to make payment through Demand Draft drawn in favour of TARA livelihood Academy, Syndicate Bank , Sector -5 , RK Puram , New Delhi.. The address for sending the Demand Draft is-

Manager -Training

TARA livelihood Academy,

Development Alternatives,

111/9-Z, Kishangarh, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi- 70

Please send the Demand draft by registered post or speed post only.

Overseas participants may please send the fees through wire transfer. The details of the wire transfer will be sent to each selected trainee once we get their nomination form.

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Institute of Social Sciences, 8, Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi



Bhavana Gadre

Manager- Training

TARA Livelihood Academy,

Development Alternatives Group,

New Delhi

Tel. No: 011-26132718

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Training date Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Intended Audience Fundraisers / Govt / NGOs / Industry
Cost INR 7500

Not provided
Contact Bhavana Gadre
Telephone 011-26132718


8, Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj
New Delhi,