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CDM/JI Pipeline Analysis and Database

The UNEP DTU Pipelines have been updated at,, and at and

CDM news:

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CDM news:

In February no new CDM projects were submitted.

One CDM projects got their registration action in February, increasing the total number of registered CDM project to 7797 or 93% of the 8362 of the CDM projects that are alive. Only 559 projects are still at validation and 6 have requested registration.

For 2349 CDM projects the DOEs terminated validation, and for 276 the DOEs gave a negative validation. 278 projects were rejected by the EB, and 64 projects were withdrawn.

The total issuance is now 1896 MCERs, this is an increase of 3 MCERs compared to last month. 3120 registered projects have now got issuance. The average issuance success is 85.9%.

Voluntary cancellation of CERs has now increased to 27.4 MCERs. In South Korea CERs can be converted into Korean Carbon Units if they are from CDM projects in South Korea and cancelled voluntarily. This already happened for 16.5 MCERs.

PoA news:

One new PoA was submitted in February:

“Improved cookstove program in Bangladesh supported by the Republic of Korea”.

Subtracting the 71 PoAs that the DOEs terminated validation of, the 3 PoAs rejected by the EB, the 5 PoAs withdrawn, and the 31 resubmitted PoAs we now have 390 PoAs in the Pipeline: 80 at validation, none have requested registration, and 310 are registered.

5 new CPAs were submitted in February:

“Methane recovery and combustion with renewable energy generation from anaerobic animal manure management systems under the Land Bank of the Philippines's (LBP) Carbon Finance Support Facility” got 2 CPA,

"PoA for the Reduction of emission from non-renewable fuel from cooking at household level" in Madagascar got the 1 CPA,

“Ethiopia Off-Grid Renewable Energy Program” got 1 CPA and,

“Brazilian PoA for NAMA incentivized NCRE Projects” got 1 CPA.

In total 2243 CPAs exist hosted by 75 countries.

The total issuance from the 51 PoAs with issuance is now 12.6 MCERs.

NAMApipeline news: see

The UNFCCC NAMA Registry can be accessed by the public at the webpage:

In February two new NAMAs were submitted:

“National Strategy for the Adoption of Efficient Stoves” in Honduras, and

“Efficient use of fuelwood and alternative fuels in indigenous and rural communities in Guatemala”.

The total number of NAMAs is 167 (2 NAMAs were withdrawn, and 2 was resubmitted).

The total support offered is 164 MUS$ only 1.5% of the total support requested of 11211 MUS$, and the total cost for the NAMAs is 46415 MUS$.

NDC & PledgePipeline news:

Available at:

Our Pledgepipeline includes the Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs/NDCs) that are submitted to the UNFCCC.

Now 147 Parties (174 countries) responsible to 88.1% of the total GHG emissions have ratified the Paris Agreement.

At this site you can also find our CitiesAndRegionsPipeline, which in addition to the country pledges contain 284 pledges from regions and 1991 pledges from cities.

Our Emission Gap Report 2017 is available at:

Non-state actor news:

Our Climate Initiatives Platform (CIP) at has been updated. CIP now contains 228 International Cooperative Initiatives and CIP is a data provider to the UNFCCC NAZCA platform, the Non-state Actor Zone for Climate Action. 

If you are in a secretariat/focal point for an ICI, you can register and be upgraded to a user, where you can get a password to update the information about your ICI.

Joergen Fenhann and Marco Schletz

UNEP DTU Partnership (formerly known as UNEP Risoe)
Danish Technical University

UN City in Copenhagen, Denmark

Phone: (+45) 40 20 27 89


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CDM project distribution within host countries by region and type

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