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WP 3.1 International survey - EN

Updated on :20/09/2022

This document is an overview at international level of the existing carbon credits market and related issues.

The document is shared into two parts.

The first part deals with the problem of climate change and its relations with agriculture and includes an historical analysis of carbon markets development: the main international economic trends that influence the development of the carbon market (Smart Agriculture and Circular Economy); the role of Kyoto and Paris Agreement and the Europe Union policies.

The second part explores the different types of credits markets and their working mechanism: the compliance market; the voluntary market.