#18 Weekly Liquidity Mining Incentives for cSwap pools (Phase 17)


cSwap DEX has been launched on the Mainnet. With strong frameworks, good mechanisms, and a robust build, a good but healthy incentive system is imperative for the growth of the DEX. Keeping this in mind, we open the discussion to the community on an upcoming proposal to start the next phase of liquidity incentives on cSwap DEX by allocating 46,161 CMDX and 213,052 Harbor for 7 days - to be distributed as per the model for Liquidity rewards for CMDX and Harbor. These rewards will start when the current reward phase ends. From this week onwards, CMST pools will be receiving Harbor rewards.

Two Ranged pools, USDC.axl/CMST, and USDC.grv/CMST, will receive dual incentives.

The Master pool will receive around 50% of the total CMDX incentives allocated for the phase. The other 50% will be distributed equally amongst the Child pools as external incentives. From the 50% distributed for Child pools, 10% will be allocated to the Ranged pool category.

Let’s have a quick look at the rewards mechanism before proceeding further:

There are two types of pools on cSwap DEX: Master Pool and Child Pool. Master Pool would be used on cSwap and other apps as a prerequisite for earning token incentives.

cSwap has two incentive distribution parameters; the ‘Master Pool/Child Pool Rewards System’ mechanism and the ‘External Incentives’ mechanism.

There are multiple combinations for the rewards mechanics. Still, in a nutshell, any liquidity provider will earn maximum rewards only if they provide liquidity in both the master pool and one or more of the child pools. A better understanding of the reward mechanism can be gained from cSwap docs.

The breakup of rewards for each pool is as follows:

Note: Rewards are in $CMDX and $HARBOR tokens.

As the protocol has now reached a mature stage, the current incentive structure will be optimized based on discussions and consensus within the community. We will continue to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the new incentive system to ensure its alignment with the growth and sustainability goals of cSwap DEX. Your feedback and input are highly valued as we strive to maintain a thriving and robust ecosystem for our community.


Happy to see the segregation of $CMDX and $CMST pools.
However, I suggest that the CMDX/HARBOR and CMDX/CMST pools be given preference with better rewards as these pools uses tokens which are part of the Comdex ecosystem and can help to improve the liquidity and TVL…

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I like the current proposal and shift to HARBOR incentives.

I also think it’s a good option to shift to LSD pools (like Forge is doing on EVMOS) to have more capital-efficient pools on cSwap which can require fewer incentives. But a LSD of CMDX would be needed for this, rather sooner than later :wink:

Important pairs to keep incentivizing are CMDX/ATOM as Atom functions as the primary liquidity to transfer between different chains and DEX’es. But also CMST pools (especially CMST/USDC)

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I agree to that too. Looking forward to stCMDX if thats possible & have a stCMDX/CMDX range pool as another Master pool.


This a interesting Idea