Methodologies - Forestry

VM0007 REDD+ Methodology Framework (REDD+MF), v1.6

Sectoral Scope
14. Agriculture, Forestry, Land Use

Status
Approved
08 September 2020

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This methodology provides a set of modules for various components of a methodology for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD). The modules, when used together, quantify GHG emission reductions and removals from avoiding unplanned and planned deforestation and forest degradation. This methodology is applicable to forest lands, forested wetlands, forested peatlands and tidal wetlands that would be deforested or degraded in the absence of the project activity. The methodology includes a module for activities to reduce emissions from forest degradation caused by extraction of wood for fuel. No modules are included for activities to reduce emissions from forest degradation caused by illegal harvesting of trees for timber; such a module may be included in the future.  The methodology also includes a module for activities that include forest regeneration and specific modules for project activities located on peatlands and tidal wetlands.

Methodologies

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