22 February 2012 – The Carbon Market Institute  has published a guide to the Carbon  Farming Initiative with project development company Ramp Carbon and legal firm Norton Rose.

The 170 page guide Implementing the Carbon Farming Initiative: A Guide for Business includes:

The roles and responsibilities of the key market participants in the CFI

  • The steps under the CFI, from project inception and design through to project implementation, and issue of carbon credits
  • An outline of market expectations and key issues for market participants on the buying and selling of CFI credits.

The CMI, established in Melbourne in January 2011 with support from the Victorian Government, is an independent membership-based, not-for-profit organisation which incorporates and builds on the networks, partnerships and services developed by the former Asia-Pacific Emissions Trading Forum.

It aims to help Australian business implement climate-related markets, both in terms of managing risk and realising business opportunities.

The complete publication is not available on line, but see the summary

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