Zambia Safe Water Project

Borehole Restoration Clean Water
認証基準
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認証基準とは

クレジットの発行元となる企業・団体・プロジェクトが実現した温室効果ガス排出削減量または吸収量を測定し、その信頼性・永続性・追加性等を独立した立場から検証しクレジットの質を保証する基準の名称(表示は略称)

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VintageYear とは

クレジットの発行年度(認証基準の審査を通過し、当該クレジットの温室効果ガス排出削減量または吸収量を自社排出量に適応可能と定められた年度)

2020

購入可能なオフセット量

4,370.00 トン

1トンあたりの価格(税込)

1,976

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プロジェクト概要

Lundazi District in Eastern Province, Zambia is a largely rural district in which local people typically use wood fuel on inefficient three-stone fires to boil their drinking water for purification. This process results in the release of greenhouse gas emissions from the combustion of wood. But this can be avoided if a technology that does not require fuel (wood or fossil) supplies clean water to the households. The Micro-Scale VPA Zambia Eastern Province Safe Water project is eligible under the Gold Standard methodology to displace decentralized thermal energy consumption. By providing safe water, this project will ensure that households consume less firewood during the process of water purification. As a result, there will be a reduction of carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion process.
Many existing safe water sources in Lundazi District have fallen into disrepair because maintenance programs have been poorly managed or proven too expensive. In this project, a local NGO, Reformed Open Community Schools (ROCS), will work with British company CO2balance to rehabilitate and maintain water points so that they deliver clean, safe water. The project will ensure that the quality of the water delivered by the safe water sources is fit for human consumption for the entire length of the project, which will be a minimum of five years.
In line with Section A.2.1 of the PoA, communities are encouraged to contribute funds for use of the borehole — both to encourage community ownership of the borehole as well as the long-term sustainability of the project. This is determined by the Water Resource Committees on a borehole-by-borehole basis depending on the capacity of the community to contribute.
The number of water points per VPA (voluntary project activity) will be limited by the amount of pure water supplied by each unit. Based on ex-ante calculations, the maximum number of water points that can be rehabilitated in one VPA to achieve 10,000 tCO2e is approximately seven, however the exact number will be determined once actual survey data has been collected.
The project is funded by marketing the anticipated carbon credits from the wood savings to ethical investors, so water point owners must agree to transfer the emissions reductions over to CO2balance in return for them supplying the work to renovate the water points. This project will be developed under the Gold Standard carbon credit body, which in addition to checking that the carbon credits from this project are real, also measures local social, environmental, and economic impact.