PoA: Experiences from the Field
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Also in coordination with:
Mohua Mukherjee, Senior Energy Specialist, World Bank and Reinhard Reichel, Senior Investment Officer, IFC
The lessons learned in this webinar include Letter of Approval (LoA) issuance, obtaining financial support for the establishment of a PoA, data handling with storage, and contractual arrangements with component programme activities (CPAs) under a PoA.
Bill Farmer has 40+ years of experience in international development. Since 2006 he is the chairman of the Uganda Carbon Bureau which provides carbon finance services to East African projects and businesses capable of generating carbon credits for sale to domestic and international purchasers. It is the only full-service carbon finance company in East Africa, and is now one of Africa’s largest and most experienced carbon teams.
Prior to his work with the Uganda Carbon Bureau, Mr. Farmer has worked for many years in various capacities, including assignments as technical adviser, director, team leader, portfolio manager, consultant and chief planning adviser with international organizations, and governments.
He started his career as economist in the planning unit in the Ministry of Rural Development in Zambia, after having completed his studies in Agricultural Economics (BSc (Hons) from Reading University, UK) and Business Administration (MBA from Cranfield University, UK).