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Avoiding Planned Deforestation of Undrained Peat Swamp Forests

Sectoral Scope
14. Agriculture, Forestry, Land Use

Status
Under Development

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This methodology quantifies the GHG emission reductions and removals generated by activities that avoid planned deforestation and forest degradation of peat swamp forest. The methodology also quantifies the GHG emission reductions and removals from activities that avoid peat conversion and considers the GHG benefit from assisted natural regeneration.  Some of the main methodological aspects of the methodology are:

This methodology is applicable to tropical forests on peat swamp that are designated for production purposes.

First Assessor
SCS Global Services

Second Assessor
Rainforest Alliance, Inc.

Methodologies

Energy
Industrial processing
Construction
Transport
Waste
Mining
Agriculture
Forestry
Grasslands
Wetlands
Livestock & manure
Non-VCS methodologies