Designated National Authority
Clean Development Mechanism
Carbon Trading
SA CDM Projects Portfolio
Role Players
News and Bulletins
Public Commentary
Kyoto Protocol
guideline document for approval process
The DNA has developed a guideline (Green book) for information on host country approval process.
Click here to view the guideline
Click here to view the Sustainable Development criteria

EB 16 report: Annexure 3
The CDM Executive board has clarified the misconception about passing of National policies and regulations by countries versus proving additionality issues around CDM project. Click here to view the EB report/guideline
application forms
Prior Consideration form (PCF)
Project Idea Note (PIN)
Project Design Document (PDD)

All application forms should be submitted at
CDM sector booklets
The DNA together with the steering committee departments have identified sectors that has potential for CDM in South African and develop sector booklets on the following:

CDM Sector booklet: Programme of Activities
CDM in Mining sector
CDM in Agricultural sector
CDM in Forestry sector
Please click here to view all Project Designed Documents submitted to the Designated National Authority for approval process
energy sources
Petroleum: fuel price, focus areas, domestic influences...
Natural Gas: Governance, International agreements, developments...
Electricity: Independent power producers, supply industry, free basic electricity...
Coal: Reserves, production, carbon sequestration...
Renewable & Alternative Fuels: Includes hydropower, solar, wind, biomass...
Nuclear: Non-proliferation, safety, technolgy, IYNC, WiNSA...
acts & legislations
Policies and Legislation: Acts, policies, regulations, legislations...
programmes & projects
national electricity plan...
installation of 1 million solar water heaters by
processes, systems and structures...
DNA: Kyoto Protocol, CDM...