Verra invites comments from the public about whether the below projects meet the requirements of the programs in which they are seeking to be registered. Comments received by Verra will be published to the project record on the Verra Registry and must be considered by the project proponent. To submit your comments, click the Public Comment Period hyperlink in a given project entry below and complete the Public Comment box on the project page on the Verra Registry.

ID: 4890

Program: VCS and CCB Programs

Public Comment Period Type: Validation

Location: Ghana

Project Activity: ARR, WRC

Sectoral Scope: 14: AFOLU

Methodology: VM0033

Estimated annual ERRs (tCO2e): 16,566

Estimated benefits over the project lifetime: 1) 662,652 tCO2e Net estimated removals in the project area, measured against the without-project scenario. 2) 350 community members who are expected to have improved skills and/or knowledge resulting from training provided as part of project activities. 3) 1,536 hectares managed significantly better by the project for biodiversity conservation, measured against the without-project scenario.

Public Comment Period: 17 May 2024 - 16 June 2024

ID: 5018

Program: VCS Program

Public Comment Period Type: Validation

Location: China

Project Activity: PET Recycling

Sectoral Scope: 13: Waste Handling and Disposal

Methodology: VMR0007

Estimated annual ERRs (tCO2e): 55,396

Public Comment Period: 20 May 2024 - 19 June 2024

ID: 5046

Program: VCS Program

Public Comment Period Type: Validation

Location: China

Project Activity: Methane reduction

Sectoral Scope: 01: Energy industries, 08: Mining/Mineral production, 10: Fugitive emissions- from fuels (solid, oil, and gas)

Methodology: ACM0008

Estimated annual ERRs (tCO2e): 249,831

Public Comment Period: 20 May 2024 - 19 June 2024

ID: 5066

Program: VCS Program

Public Comment Period Type: Validation

Location: Cambodia

Project Activity: Water purification

Sectoral Scope: 03: Energy demand

Methodology: AMS-III.AV.

Estimated annual ERRs (tCO2e): 16,004

Public Comment Period: 20 May 2024 - 19 June 2024

ID: 2297

Program: CCB Program

Public Comment Period Type: Validation and Verification

Location: Colombia

Project Activity: REDD

Sectoral Scope: 14: AFOLU

Methodology: VM0037

Estimated annual ERRs (tCO2e): 1,272,360

Estimated benefits over the project lifetime: 1) 50,115,782 tCO2e net estimated emission reductions in the project area, measured against the without-project scenario. 2) 6,900 people expected to have improved livelihoods or income generated as a result of project activities. 3) 3,555,041 hectares managed significantly better by the project for biodiversity conservation, measured against the without-project scenario.

ERRs achieved during the monitoring period (tCO2e): 5,626,973

Benefits achieved during the monitoring period: 1) 5,626,973 tCO2e net estimated emission reductions in the project area, measured against the without-project scenario. 2) 6,900 people expected to have improved livelihoods or income generated as a result of project activities. 3) 3,555,041 hectares managed significantly better by the project for biodiversity conservation, measured against the without-project scenario.

Public Comment Period: 21 May 2024 - 20 June 2024

ID: 3835

Program: SD VISta

Public Comment Period Type: Validation

Location: Vietnam

Project Activity: Water Access and Sanitation

Sectoral Scope: 03: Energy demand

Methodology: AMS-III.AV.

SDG Contributions: 01: No Poverty, 03: Good Health and Well-being, 05: Gender Equality, 06: Clean Water and Sanitation, 08: Decent Work and Economic Growth, 13: Climate Action, 15: Life on Land

Estimated benefits over the project lifetime: 1) Distribution of 20,000 Safe Drinking Water Purifiers (SDWPs) in first project activity. 2) An approximate 40,156 tCO2e emission reductions with the first project activity. 3) Contribute an estimated reduction in removal of woody biomass of 1.648 tons per SDWP per year, from forests surrounding the communities thereby leading to an increase in above ground biomass in these forests.

Public Comment Period: 21 May 2024 - 20 June 2024

ID: 4255

Program: VCS and CCB Programs

Public Comment Period Type: Validation

Location: Sierra Leone

Project Activity: ARR

Sectoral Scope: 14: AFOLU

Methodology: VM0047

Estimated annual ERRs (tCO2e): 141,365

Estimated benefits over the project lifetime: 1) 7,068,250 tCO2e net estimated emission reductions in the project area, measured against the without-project scenario. 2) 3,780 people expected to have improved livelihoods or income generated as a result of project activities. 3) 6,200 people who are expected to experience increased water quality and/or improved access to drinking water .

Public Comment Period: 22 May 2024 - 21 June 2024

ID: 4283

Program: VCS Program

Public Comment Period Type: Validation

Location: China

Project Activity: ALM

Sectoral Scope: 14: AFOLU

Methodology: VM0026

Estimated annual ERRs (tCO2e): 437,056

Public Comment Period: 22 May 2024 - 21 June 2024

ID: 3836

Program: SD VISta

Public Comment Period Type: Validation

Location: Vietnam

Project Activity: Cookstoves

Sectoral Scope: 03: Energy demand

Methodology: VM0006

SDG Contributions: 01: No Poverty, 03: Good Health and Well-being, 05: Gender Equality, 07: Affordable and Clean Energy, 08: Decent Work and Economic Growth, 13: Climate Action, 15: Life on Land

Estimated benefits over the project lifetime: 1) Distribute cookstoves. 2) Increase access to clean fuels. 3) 41,912 tCO2e GHG emission reductions annually.

Public Comment Period: 22 May 2024 - 21 June 2024

ID: 3450

Program: CCB Program

Public Comment Period Type: Validation and Verification

Location: Colombia

Project Activity: ARR

Sectoral Scope: 14: AFOLU

Methodology: AR-ACM0003

Estimated annual ERRs (tCO2e): 2,627

Estimated benefits over the project lifetime: 1) 105,096 tCO2e net estimated emission reductions in the project area, measured against the without-project scenario. 2) 350 people expected to have improved livelihoods or income generated as a result of project activities. 3) 404 people who are expected to experience increased water quality and/or improved access to drinking water.

ERRs achieved during the monitoring period (tCO2e): 51,343

Benefits achieved during the monitoring period: 1) 880 hectares if forest cover increased 2) 404 people employed in project activities. 3) 404 people who experienced increased water quality and/or improved access to drinking water.

Public Comment Period: 23 May 2024 - 22 June 2024

ID: 5015

Program: VCS Program

Public Comment Period Type: Validation

Location: China

Project Activity: AWMS

Sectoral Scope: 01: Energy industries, 13: Waste handling and disposal, 15: Livestock and manure management

Methodology: ACM0010

Estimated annual ERRs (tCO2e): 87,939

Public Comment Period: 23 May 2024 - 22 June 2024

ID: 5085

Program: VCS Program

Public Comment Period Type: Validation

Location: Burkina Faso

Project Activity: ARR

Sectoral Scope: 14: AFOLU

Methodology: VM0047

Estimated annual ERRs (tCO2e): 76,269.37

Public Comment Period: 23 May 2024 - 22 June 2024

ID: 3166

Program: VCS and CCB Programs

Public Comment Period Type: Validation

Location: Brazil

Project Activity: ARR

Sectoral Scope: 14: AFOLU

Methodology: AR-ACM0003

Estimated annual ERRs (tCO2e): 26,843

Estimated benefits over the project lifetime: 1) 805,304 tCO2e Net estimated emission removals in the project area, measured against the without-project scenario. 2) 2,000 estimated number of hectares of forest cover increased in the project area measured against the without-project scenario. 3) 600 number of community members whose well-being is expected to improve as a result of project activities.

Public Comment Period: 24 May 2024 - 23 June 2024

ID: 4521

Program: Plastic Waste Reduction Program

Public Comment Period Type: Validation and Verification

Location: Nepal

Project Activity: Plastic Waste Collection and Recycling

Sectoral Scope:

Methodology: PWRP0001 v1.1 and PWRP0002 v1.1

Estimated annual amount of plastic waste collected and/or recycled (metric tonnes): 24,964

Public Comment Period: 30 May 2024 - 30 June 2024

ID: 1468

Program: CCB Program

Public Comment Period Type: Verification

Location: Kenya

Project Activity: ALM

Sectoral Scope: 14: AFOLU

Methodology: VM0032

ERRs achieved during the monitoring period (tCO2e): 1,473,639

Benefits achieved during the monitoring period: 1) 1,993,075 hectares of non-forest land in which improved land management has occurred as a result of the project’s activities. 2) 6 globally Critically Endangered or Endangered species benefitting from reduced threats as a result of project activities, measured against the without-project scenario. 3) 12,677 total number of community members whose well-being was improved as a result of project activities.

Public Comment Period: 30 May 2024 - 30 June 2024

ID: 4546

Program: VCS Program

Public Comment Period Type: Verification

Location: United States

Project Activity: Construction

Sectoral Scope: 06: Construction

Methodology: VM0039

Estimated annual ERRs (tCO2e): 52,513

Public Comment Period: 3 June 2024 - 3 July 2024

ID: 3999

Program: VCS Program

Public Comment Period Type: Verification

Location: Zambia

Project Activity: ARR

Sectoral Scope: 14: AFOLU

Methodology: VM0047

Estimated annual ERRs (tCO2e): 561,398

Public Comment Period: 3 June 2024 - 3 July 2024

ID: 4921

Program: VCS Program

Public Comment Period Type: Validation

Location: China

Project Activity: Waste management

Sectoral Scope: 01: Energy industries, 13: Waste Handling and Disposal

Methodology: ACM0022

Estimated annual ERRs (tCO2e): 75,049

Public Comment Period: 3 June 2024 - 3 July 2024

ID: 4787

Program: VCS Program

Public Comment Period Type: Verification

Location: Israel

Project Activity: ALM

Sectoral Scope: 14: AFOLU

Methodology: VM0042

Public Comment Period: 3 June 2024 - 3 July 2024

ID: 5057

Program: VCS Program

Public Comment Period Type: Validation

Location: China

Project Activity: ALM

Sectoral Scope: 14: AFOLU

Methodology: VM0042

Estimated annual ERRs (tCO2e): 96,236

Public Comment Period: 3 June 2024 - 3 July 2024