Abel Marcarini

Title: Senior Program Officer
Joined Verra: 2020
Languages spoken:English, Spanish, Portuguese

As Senior Program Officer, Abel contributes to the evolution of Verra programs by helping develop updates to existing rules and procedures, especially those related to REDD+ and AFOLU. Abel focuses on providing guidance and support to project developers, third-party auditors, methodology developers, and other stakeholders.

Before joining Verra, Abel worked at South Pole on AFOLU project development, business development, and project sourcing. Prior to South Pole, Abel worked in forest inventory campaigns in the Amazon.

Abel holds a bachelor’s degree in Forest Engineering from the Federal University of Paraná – UFPR and a Master of Science in European Forestry with a double-degree from the University of Eastern Finland (MSc in Agriculture and Forestry) and AgroParisTech (Master in Life and Environmental Science and Technologies).

Our Work

California Offset Project Registry

The Offset Project Registry (OPR) facilitates the participation of offset projects within the California cap-and-trade program

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2019 VCS Version 4 Public Consultation

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Advisory Committee on Jursidictional and Nested REDD+

Secretariat: Charlotte Streck and Robert O’Sullivan, Climate Focus Toby Janson‐Smith, VCS (formerly Conservation International) Naomi…

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