Project Details

AF, Domestic Biogas

Client Name Accion Fraterna - Anantapur
Short Name AF
Client Type Grassroots NGO
Synopsis Accion Fraterna (AF) is a 27 year old NGO which works in the field of sustainable agriculture, rural employment, vocational training, etc. with 60,000 families in over 230 villages. AF implements Climate Mitigation Projects at 2 project sites - Anantapur and Kalyandurg.
Website http://www.af-ecologycentre.org
Address Accion Fraterna Ecology Centre
Upparapalli Road, Bangalore Highway,
City Anantapur
Pin Code 515001
State Andhra Pradesh
Project Title Biogas CDM Project of Accion Fraterna
Project Description AF is contemplating implementation of a Domestic Biogas CDM Project to reduce fuel wood and kerosene usage and assist 12,000 poor women in Anantapur District, A.P.
Standard CDM & Gold Standard
Technology Domestic Biogas
Units 15,000
Families 15,000
Methodology AMS-I.E. Switch from Non-Renewable Biomass for Thermal Applications by the User
Estimated Annual ERs 53,400
CDM Contact Malla Reddy, Y.V.

Started On 05 March 2008
Activity Processes Touched 14 of 15
Tasks Completed 113 of 140

Task Log

ProcessJobTaskStartEndStakeholderReason
15. Registration 15.3. Webhost for Registration 15.3.5. PDD Registered 10 Apr 1210 Apr 12 UNFCCC  
15. Registration 15.2. Completeness Check 15.2.1. Webhost for Completeness Check 30 Dec 1119 Jan 12 UNFCCC  
15. Registration 15.1. Registration Fee 15.1.2. Pay the CDM Registration Fee to the E.B., UNFCCC 25 Nov 1125 Nov 11 Project Proponent  
15. Registration 15.1. Registration Fee 15.1.1. Webhost for Paying Registration Fee & send Email 21 Nov 1121 Nov 11 UNFCCC  
14. Validating the PDD 14.4. Modalities of Communication (MoC) 14.4.2. Submit PDD, Validation Report and MoC to the E.B., UNFCCC 18 Nov 1118 Nov 11 Project Proponent  
14. Validating the PDD 14.3. Draft Validation Report 14.3.7. Issue Final Validation Report 14 Nov 1114 Nov 11 DOE  
14. Validating the PDD 14.4. Modalities of Communication (MoC) 14.4.1. Choose Contact Person(s) for Modalities of Communication and Submit Form to DOE 29 Oct 1129 Oct 11 Project Proponent  
14. Validating the PDD 14.3. Draft Validation Report 14.3.5. Technical Review of PDD 13 Oct 1113 Oct 11 DOE  
14. Validating the PDD 14.3. Draft Validation Report 14.3.6. Respond to Queries & Revise PDD based on Technical Review 13 Oct 1113 Oct 11 Tech Team  
14. Validating the PDD 14.3. Draft Validation Report 14.3.2. Prepare Additional Documents & Provide Information to answer CLs and CARs 30 Apr 1126 May 11 Project Proponent  
14. Validating the PDD 14.3. Draft Validation Report 14.3.3. Respond to Clarifications (CLs) and Corrective Action Requests (CARs) 30 Apr 1126 May 11 Tech Team  
14. Validating the PDD 14.3. Draft Validation Report 14.3.4. Revise PDD based on Draft Validation Report, CLs & CARs 30 Apr 1126 May 11 Tech Team  
14. Validating the PDD 14.3. Draft Validation Report 14.3.1. Receive Draft Validation Report 29 Apr 1129 Apr 11 Tech Team  
13. Obtaining Host Country Approval 13.2. Attend Personal Interview with Designated National 13.2.6. Grant Host Country Approval 14 Mar 1114 Mar 11 DNA  
14. Validating the PDD 14.2. Site Visit 14.2.2. List Desk Review Documents required during Site Visit 1 Feb 119 Feb 11 Tech Team  
13. Obtaining Host Country Approval 13.2. Attend Personal Interview with Designated National 13.2.5. Prepare & Submit Additional Documents, if required 9 Feb 119 Feb 11 Tech Team  
13. Obtaining Host Country Approval 13.2. Attend Personal Interview with Designated National 13.2.4. Attend the Personal Interview at New Delhi 8 Feb 118 Feb 11 Project Proponent & Tech Team  
14. Validating the PDD 14.2. Site Visit 14.2.3. Accompany the DOE on Site Visit 3 Feb 114 Feb 11 Project Proponent & Tech Team  
13. Obtaining Host Country Approval 13.2. Attend Personal Interview with Designated National 13.2.3. Prepare Documents for Submission at the Personal Interview 28 Jan 1128 Jan 11 Project Proponent  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.5. GS Passport & Feedback 11.5.1. Prepare GS Passport 20 Jan 1120 Jan 11 Tech Team  
14. Validating the PDD 14.2. Site Visit 14.2.1. Communicate Date & Agenda for Site Visit 19 Jan 1119 Jan 11 DOE  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.4. Review of the Stakeholder Meeting Report 11.4.3. Upload Revised GS Stakeholders Meeting Report onto the GS Registry 30 Dec 1030 Dec 10 Tech Team  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.4. Review of the Stakeholder Meeting Report 11.4.2. Address Issues Raised & Revise GS Stakeholder Meeting Report accordingly 29 Dec 1029 Dec 10 Tech Team  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.4. Review of the Stakeholder Meeting Report 11.4.1. Receive Comments & Feedbacks from the Gold Standard 24 Dec 1024 Dec 10 Project Proponent  
13. Obtaining Host Country Approval 13.2. Attend Personal Interview with Designated National 13.2.1. Receive Letter from DNA for the Personal Interview 14 Dec 1014 Dec 10 Project Proponent  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.3. Open Account at the GS Registry 11.3.4. Upload GS Stakeholders Meeting Report onto the GS Registry 13 Dec 1013 Dec 10 Project Proponent  
13. Obtaining Host Country Approval 13.1. Submit PIN & PDD to MoEF 13.1.1. Prepare Project Idea Note (PIN) 12 Dec 1012 Dec 10 Tech Team  
7. Assessing Project Financials (PDD) 7.2. Assess the Financials of the project 7.2.1. Assess Financial Viability of the Project 8 Dec 108 Dec 10 Project Proponent  
6. Developing Monitoring Plan (PDD) 6.2. Institutional Structure for Monitoring 6.2.1. Describe Institutional Structure of NGO 2 Dec 104 Dec 10 Project Proponent  
6. Developing Monitoring Plan (PDD) 6.2. Institutional Structure for Monitoring 6.2.2. Describe Management Plan for Monitoring 2 Dec 104 Dec 10 Project Proponent  
6. Developing Monitoring Plan (PDD) 6.2. Institutional Structure for Monitoring 6.2.3. Describe Roles & Responsibilities of Monitoring Team 2 Dec 104 Dec 10 Project Proponent  
6. Developing Monitoring Plan (PDD) 6.1. Determine Monitoring Parameters 6.1.1. List Monitoring Parameters 28 Nov 101 Dec 10 Tech Team  
6. Developing Monitoring Plan (PDD) 6.1. Determine Monitoring Parameters 6.1.2. Determine Monitoring Frequency for these Parameters 28 Nov 101 Dec 10 Tech Team  
6. Developing Monitoring Plan (PDD) 6.1. Determine Monitoring Parameters 6.1.3. Determine Monitoring Duration of Project Activity 28 Nov 101 Dec 10 Tech Team  
6. Developing Monitoring Plan (PDD) 6.1. Determine Monitoring Parameters 6.1.4. Determine Maintainence & Servicing Mechanism of the Technology 28 Nov 101 Dec 10 CDM Preparation Team  
12. Finalising PDD 12.1. Finalise the PDD 12.1.1. Finalise all Sections of the PDD & Submit to Project Proponent 26 Nov 1026 Nov 10 Tech Team  
12. Finalising PDD 12.1. Finalise the PDD 12.1.2. Revise PDD based on NGO Feedback 26 Nov 1026 Nov 10 Tech Team  
14. Validating the PDD 14.1. Appoint a DOE 14.1.3. Submit the PDD for Validation 26 Nov 1026 Nov 10 Project Proponent  
8. Proving Additionality (PDD) 8.3. Address Technology Barrier 8.3.1. Make a Literature Scan 5 Sep 1025 Nov 10 Tech Team  
9. Determining Project Duration (PDD) 9.1. Address Project Duration Issues 9.1.1. Anticipate a Realistic Start Date for the CDM Project 25 Nov 1025 Nov 10 Project Proponent  
3. Collecting Demographic Data 3.3. Collect Demographic Data 3.3.3. Analyse Data for PDD 17 Nov 1025 Nov 10 CDM Preparation Team  
5. Determining Technology (PDD) 5.2. Prove Cost Efficiency of Chosen Technology 5.2.2. Demonstrate that Costing is Realistic and Not Inflated 22 Nov 1022 Nov 10 Project Proponent  
5. Determining Technology (PDD) 5.3. Apply Baseline and Monitoring Methdology 5.3.1. Apply Title & Reference of the Approved Methodology 22 Nov 1022 Nov 10 Tech Team  
5. Determining Technology (PDD) 5.3. Apply Baseline and Monitoring Methdology 5.3.2. Justify Choice of the Project Category 22 Nov 1022 Nov 10 Tech Team  
3. Collecting Demographic Data 3.3. Collect Demographic Data 3.3.2. Enter Data into the Module & Retain Survey Sheets till Validation 12 May 1016 Nov 10 CDM Preparation Team  
8. Proving Additionality (PDD) 8.3. Address Technology Barrier 8.3.2. Prove Technology Barrier through a Macro Survey 9 Nov 1016 Nov 10 Tech Team  
8. Proving Additionality (PDD) 8.4. Address Barriers due to Prevailing Practices 8.4.1. Map the Sociocultural Behavioural Patterns of Participating Families 9 Nov 1016 Nov 10 Project Proponent  
14. Validating the PDD 14.1. Appoint a DOE 14.1.1. Advise the Project Proponent on Strengths, Capabilities, Fees, etc. of various Validators 25 Oct 1025 Oct 10 Tech Team  
14. Validating the PDD 14.1. Appoint a DOE 14.1.2. Appoint a DOE for the project 25 Oct 1025 Oct 10 Project Proponent  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.2. Prepare GS Stakeholders Meeting Report 11.2.1. Provide Proof of Invitation 17 Sep 1030 Sep 10 CDM Preparation Team  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.2. Prepare GS Stakeholders Meeting Report 11.2.2. Provide Photos of the GS Stakeholders Meeting(s) 17 Sep 1030 Sep 10 CDM Preparation Team  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.2. Prepare GS Stakeholders Meeting Report 11.2.3. Provide Scanned Copies of Evaluations Forms, Participants List, etc. 17 Sep 1030 Sep 10 CDM Preparation Team  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.2. Prepare GS Stakeholders Meeting Report 11.2.4. Translate Sample Evaluation Forms from Local Language into English 23 Sep 1030 Sep 10 CDM Preparation Team  
13. Obtaining Host Country Approval 13.1. Submit PIN & PDD to MoEF 13.1.3. Mail Hard Copies and CDs to MoEF, New Delhi 28 Sep 1028 Sep 10 CDM Preparation Team  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.3. Open Account at the GS Registry 11.3.2. Open the Account 14 Sep 1024 Sep 10 Project Proponent & Tech Team  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.3. Open Account at the GS Registry 11.3.3. Send Signed Copies of GS Agreement to GS Registry 23 Sep 1023 Sep 10 Project Proponent  
13. Obtaining Host Country Approval 13.1. Submit PIN & PDD to MoEF 13.1.2. Make 20 Hard Copies and 2 CDs of PIN & PDD 19 Sep 1019 Sep 10 CDM Preparation Team  
7. Assessing Project Financials (PDD) 7.2. Assess the Financials of the project 7.2.4. Spell out the Carbon Revenue Sharing Agreement 17 Sep 1017 Sep 10 Project Proponent  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.1. Conduct GS Stakeholder Meeting 11.1.9. Conduct GS Stakeholders Meeting(s) 15 Sep 1015 Sep 10 CDM Preparation Team  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.2. Prepare GS Stakeholders Meeting Report 11.2.5. Prepare Sustainable Development Matrix 9 Sep 1014 Sep 10 Project Proponent & Tech Team  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.3. Open Account at the GS Registry 11.3.1. Explain Procedure to Open an Account at the GS Registry 9 Sep 109 Sep 10 Sandeep Loya  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.1. Conduct GS Stakeholder Meeting 11.1.8. Place Newspaper Ads & Send Out Invitations with Support Documents 31 Aug 109 Sep 10 CDM Preparation Team  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.4. Calculate expected CERs for the Project 4.4.2. Calculate the emission reduction potential for the project activity 5 Sep 108 Sep 10 Tech Team  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.1. Conduct GS Stakeholder Meeting 11.1.8. Place Newspaper Ads & Send Out Invitations with Support Documents 30 Aug 1031 Aug 10 Project Proponent & Tech Team  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.4. Calculate expected CERs for the Project 4.4.1. Analyse Baseline Data for PDD 11 Aug 1030 Aug 10 Tech Team  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.1. Conduct GS Stakeholder Meeting 11.1.7. Assist in Drawing up Invitation List 25 Aug 1030 Aug 10 Project Proponent & Tech Team  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.1. Conduct GS Stakeholder Meeting 11.1.6. Decide on Date(s) & Venue(s) for the GS Stakeholder Meeting(s) 28 Aug 1028 Aug 10 Project Proponent  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.1. Conduct GS Stakeholder Meeting 11.1.5. Translate Texts into Local Language 26 Aug 1028 Aug 10 CDM Preparation Team  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.1. Conduct GS Stakeholder Meeting 11.1.4. Prepare Draft Invitation Letters & Emails, Write-ups, Posters, matter for Newpaper Ads, etc. 2 Aug 1026 Aug 10 Tech Team  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.2. Design Sample Survey Format 4.2.1. Design Test Questionnaire 14 Aug 1019 Aug 10 Tech Team  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.1. Conduct GS Stakeholder Meeting 11.1.7. Assist in Drawing up Invitation List 28 Jul 1012 Aug 10 Project Proponent & Tech Team  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.1. Conduct GS Stakeholder Meeting 11.1.2. Prepare Non-Technical Summary 31 Jul 1011 Aug 10 Tech Team  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.1. Scan Literature 4.1.1. Refer Scientific Literature, Reports, Working Papers, etc. 2 Aug 107 Aug 10 Sandeep Loya  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.1. Scan Literature 4.1.2. Introduce Tech Team Members to District Officiala 2 Aug 107 Aug 10 Project Proponent  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.1. Scan Literature 4.1.3. Collect District Level Statistics 2 Aug 107 Aug 10 Sandeep Loya  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.1. Conduct GS Stakeholder Meeting 11.1.3. Translate Non-technical summary into Local Language 31 Jul 102 Aug 10 CDM Preparation Team  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.3. Conduct Baseline Survey(s) 4.3.4. Enter data in Microsoft Excel sheet 2 Jul 102 Aug 10 CDM Preparation Team  
1. Deciding to Undertake CDM 1.1. Develop Comfort Level 1.1.4. Discuss Implementation & Monitoring Commitments in a Participatory Workshop with all NGO Staff 7 Jul 107 Jul 10 FCN Convenor  
11. Obtaining Gold Standard Certification 11.1. Conduct GS Stakeholder Meeting 11.1.1. Familiarise CDM Team & NGO Staff on Procedure 24 Jun 1026 Jun 10 Sandeep Loya  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.3. Conduct Baseline Survey(s) 4.3.3. Collect Household Data using the Finalised Format & Procedure 14 Jun 1021 Jun 10 CDM Preparation Team  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.3. Conduct Baseline Survey(s) 4.3.2. Determine Sample Size for Baseline Survey 5 Jun 105 Jun 10 Tech Team  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.2. Design Sample Survey Format 4.2.7. Re-design and Finalise Questionnaire if required 2 Jun 104 Jun 10 Tech Team  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.3. Conduct Baseline Survey(s) 4.3.1. Prepare Sampling Plan Document with detailed Instructions 4 Jun 104 Jun 10 Sandeep Loya  
8. Proving Additionality (PDD) 8.1. Demystify Additionality 8.1.1. Conduct Workshop to Explain Additionality to NGO Leadership & CDM Team 2 Jun 104 Jun 10 Tech Team  
8. Proving Additionality (PDD) 8.1. Demystify Additionality 8.1.2. Involve Project Staff to Provide Field Information, Local Insights & Arguments to Prove Additionality 2 Jun 104 Jun 10 Tech Team  
8. Proving Additionality (PDD) 8.2. Address Investment Barrier 8.2.1. Describe Scale, Extent & Field Reality Check of Government Subsidies & Incentives Available for Chosen Technology 2 Jun 104 Jun 10 Project Proponent  
8. Proving Additionality (PDD) 8.2. Address Investment Barrier 8.2.2. Describe Loans & Institutional Finance Available for Project Activity 2 Jun 104 Jun 10 Tech Team  
8. Proving Additionality (PDD) 8.2. Address Investment Barrier 8.2.3. Describe Financing Mechanism for the CDM Project 2 Jun 104 Jun 10 Project Proponent  
9. Determining Project Duration (PDD) 9.1. Address Project Duration Issues 9.1.2. Assess the Operational Lifetime of the Chosen Technology 2 Jun 104 Jun 10 Tech Team  
9. Determining Project Duration (PDD) 9.1. Address Project Duration Issues 9.1.3. Choose the Crediting Period for the Project Activity 2 Jun 104 Jun 10 Tech Team  
8. Proving Additionality (PDD) 8.4. Address Barriers due to Prevailing Practices 8.4.2. Conduct PRA Exercises to Discern Rational Choices that Participating Families would Normally Make 2 Jun 104 Jun 10 CDM Preparation Team  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.2. Design Sample Survey Format 4.2.6. Analyse the data 28 May 1029 May 10 Tech Team  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.2. Design Sample Survey Format 4.2.3. Field test in 50 households 26 May 1028 May 10 CDM Preparation Team  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.2. Design Sample Survey Format 4.2.4. Make changes in questionnaire if required 28 May 1028 May 10 Tech Team  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.2. Design Sample Survey Format 4.2.5. Enter data in Microsoft Excel sheet 28 May 1028 May 10 CDM Preparation Team  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.2. Design Sample Survey Format 4.2.2. Translate into Local Language 21 May 1024 May 10 CDM Preparation Team  
4. Determining Baseline (PDD) 4.2. Design Sample Survey Format 4.2.1. Design Test Questionnaire 14 May 1019 May 10 Tech Team Wrong update
1. Deciding to Undertake CDM 1.3. Decide to Undertake CDM 1.3.3. Sign Service Contract with the FCN Tech Team 4 Nov 094 Nov 09 Project Proponent  
1. Deciding to Undertake CDM 1.3. Decide to Undertake CDM 1.3.2. Assemble a CDM Preparation Team & Appoint Contact Person 1 Apr 094 Nov 09 Project Proponent  
1. Deciding to Undertake CDM 1.3. Decide to Undertake CDM 1.3.1. Pass Board Resolution to Undertake CDM Project 4 Nov 094 Nov 09 Project Proponent  
3. Collecting Demographic Data 3.2. Obtain Monitoring Solution 3.2.2. Create Customised Monitoring Solution for Chosen Technology & Methodology 22 Oct 0922 Oct 09 Tristle  
3. Collecting Demographic Data 3.2. Obtain Monitoring Solution 3.2.1. Negotiate with Tristle Technologies Pvt. Ltd. 14 Jul 0914 Jul 09 Project Proponent  
1. Deciding to Undertake CDM 1.3. Decide to Undertake CDM 1.3.1. Pass Board Resolution to Undertake CDM Project 1 Apr 091 Apr 09 Project Proponent  
1. Deciding to Undertake CDM 1.2. Assess Capacity 1.2.3. Share Findings with the NGO Leadership 31 Mar 0931 Mar 09 FCN Convenor  
1. Deciding to Undertake CDM 1.2. Assess Capacity 1.2.1. Study Organisational Structure and Assess Implementation Capacity 30 Mar 0930 Mar 09 Tech Team  
1. Deciding to Undertake CDM 1.2. Assess Capacity 1.2.2. Assess Staying Capacity and Intimacy with Communities 30 Mar 0930 Mar 09 Tech Team  
2. Selecting CDM Project 2.1. Identify Technologies 2.1.1. Make Windscreen Survey of Project Area & Interact with Communities 28 Mar 0930 Mar 09 Tech Team  
2. Selecting CDM Project 2.1. Identify Technologies 2.1.2. Suggest & Explain Possible Technologies 28 Mar 0930 Mar 09 NGO Leadership  
2. Selecting CDM Project 2.1. Identify Technologies 2.1.3. Determine Feasibility of Technology vis-à-vis Resource Avaibility & Absorbtion Capacity 28 Mar 0930 Mar 09 NGO Leadership  
2. Selecting CDM Project 2.2. Choose Methodology 2.2.1. Scan CDM Methodologies for Identified Technologies 28 Mar 0930 Mar 09 Tech Team  
2. Selecting CDM Project 2.2. Choose Methodology 2.2.2. Determine the baseline scenario in the project area 28 Mar 0930 Mar 09 Tech Team  
2. Selecting CDM Project 2.2. Choose Methodology 2.2.3. Determine if Baseline Satisfies Applicability Criteria of the Methodology 28 Mar 0930 Mar 09 Tech Team  
2. Selecting CDM Project 2.2. Choose Methodology 2.2.4. Calculate Approximate Scale of Project Activity 28 Mar 0930 Mar 09 Tech Team  
2. Selecting CDM Project 2.3. Decide Project Boundary 2.3.1. Decide on Geographic Boundary & Scale of Project Activity 28 Mar 0930 Mar 09 Project Proponent  
1. Deciding to Undertake CDM 1.1. Develop Comfort Level 1.1.2. Explain Implications in Dealing with Commercial Moneys 28 Mar 0928 Mar 09 FCN Convenor  
1. Deciding to Undertake CDM 1.1. Develop Comfort Level 1.1.3. Explain Process, Cost & Timeframe to Develop a CDM Project 28 Mar 0928 Mar 09 Tech Team  
1. Deciding to Undertake CDM 1.1. Develop Comfort Level 1.1.4. Discuss Implementation & Monitoring Commitments in a Participatory Workshop with all NGO Staff 12 Jan 0912 Jan 09 CDM Preparation Team  
1. Deciding to Undertake CDM 1.1. Develop Comfort Level 1.1.1. Visit running CDM Project & Learn from Experienced Stakeholders 5 Mar 085 Mar 08 NGO Leadership