Concept Note

Development ID#


Sectoral Scope

14. Agriculture, forestry, and other land use (AFOLU)


Under Development

The proposed new module applies to projects that implement activities to reduce or prevent planned deforestation (APDef), and will be designed to work along with VM0048 Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation.

Summary of development

Verra is leading the development process for this module and has released an RFP (PDF) to hire a consultant (see Section 2.1.1(2) of the VCS Methodology Development and Review Process, v4.3 [PDF]). The module is currently at “Step 2: Methodology Concept Note Development” of the VCS Methodology Development and Review Process, 4.3 (PDF).

Stakeholders interested in collaborating during methodology development or developing projects that this methodology might enable are encouraged to contact Please include the Methodology Development ID# M0272 in the subject line.