The 8th Africa Carbon Forum is expected to be held in Rwanda in June 28 to June 30, 2016.
This will be in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Bank, the African Development Bank (AfDB), Africa Low Emission Development Partnership and the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA).
Eng. Coletha Ruhamya, the Deputy Director General of Rwanda Environment Management Authority said, “It’s a privilege for Rwanda to host this important meeting. It is a chance to share our experience in low carbon development with the continent and we will do our best to make it very successful.”
The conference will bring together over 600 climate change experts, carbon market players, policymakers and project developers from across Africa to discuss innovative projects and investment opportunities for low carbon and climate resilient development.
Hosting the 2016 Africa Carbon Forum will be an opportunity for Rwanda to share with other African countries and the rest of world its initiatives aimed at reducing carbon emissions including vehicle emissions control.
Rwanda was chosen to host the conference because of its efforts in environment protection and climate change mitigation as well as experience in hosting major international events.