This project started in September 2010 and will go on until June 2012, focusing on Kenya?s Nyanza Region? specifically in Kisumu county. Its pilot stage targeted 1,000 farmers, Phase II targets 10,000 and will expand to Homa bay County. Its main objective is the development of carbon finance for agricultural projects. The pilot (22 months) will be used to develop a Project Design Document (PDD) for a large scale carbon finance project in western Kenya. Its activities include formulation of a Carbon Project Design, identification of the appropriate carbon accounting methodology, and implementation through tree planting with the farmers.