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Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) in collaboration with Embassy of Denmark in Pakistan have jointly organized project inception workshop “Unlocking pathways to support implementation of carbon markets in Pakistan”.

The project aims to conduct need assessment for knowledge and capacity gaps for implementation framework of carbon markets in Pakistan, assess potential regulatory and information barriers, identify potential opportunities and challenges in implementation of carbon markets across different sectors in Pakistan, potential investment opportunities created by carbon markets in Pakistan, with a particular emphasis on building Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). Under this project, the two organization aim to provide an actionable workplan to effectively implement Carbon Markets in Pakistan learning from best practices of Denmark for SDG13-Climate Action and SDG 17-Partnerships for Goals.

Speaking at the inception workshop, Dr. AbidQaiyumSuleri, Executive Director, SDPI said that unleashing the potential of carbon credits and financing offer benefits of harnessing the challenge of climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, and can also address the foreign exchange deficit crisis for Pakistan.

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