Two modules from VCS methodology VM0007: REDD Methodology Modules have been revised through the VCS methodology approval process.
The revisions, carried out by the Field Museum with support from TerraCarbon, were assessed by two validation/verification bodies: Scientific Certification Systems and Rainforest Alliance. Assessment reports are available on the VMD0017 page of the VCS website.
In addition, VM0007 was required on 30 March to undergo a separate revision to conform with requirements for accounting emissions from belowground biomass, soil carbon, dead wood and harvested wood products.
Projects may continue using VM0007 v1.1 provided a validation report is issued by 30 September 2012. Later projects must apply a future version of the methodology. Check the VM0007 page regularly for status updates.