The following guide will walk you through the process of adding a new token as a whitelisted currency to be deposited/borrowed in the Aave protocol.
Details of the off-chain process, including completing the ARC and starting the AIP, can be found in the Governance Docs.
fork the protocol-v2 repository
add your token addresses to
create your reserve parameters inside
update the types to include your token in
add the current price in the
MOCK_CHAINLINK_AGGREGATORS_PRICES object in
create a PR with your changes
An example PR can be found here
From the protocol-v2 repository,
$ npm install
$ SYMBOL="Your Symbol" npm run external:deploy-assets-kovan to deploy on kovan
$ SYMBOL="Your Symbol" npm run external:deploy-assets-main to deploy on mainnet
This will deploy the following contracts and display the addresses:
You will need them for the last step.
Get your AIP IPFS hash here
Deploy the on-chain proposal following the instruction from the asset listing repository
You will need to connect with Aave Genesis team, to add your token price oracle as a source.