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Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Methodology Booklet (3.9 MB PDF) - Published by the UNFCCC Secretariat summarizing, classifying and illustrating the methodologies available under the CDM. The aim of the Booklet is to facilitate the initial selection of potentially applicable climate mitigation methodologies. 

Methodology for Accounting Emission Reductions from Sustainable Agricultural Land Management - The first-ever methodology for accounting emission reductions from the application of Sustainable Agricultural Land Management (SALM) practices, led by the BioCarbon Fund. The methodology has been validated under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and is available as a public good.

Reference Material

Afforestation and Reforestation Projects under the Clean Development Mechanism - A Reference Manual (4.2 MB PDF) - A manual synthesizing the requirements in respect of the project cycle, project documentation, project validation and registration, and monitoring and verification of afforestation and reforestation project activities under the clean development mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol. 

State of the Forest Carbon Markets - Ecosystem Marketplace - Ecosystem Marketplace is an initiative of Forest Trends, a non-profit organization, and provides informatioin on environmental markets and payments for ecosystem services. The State of The Forest Carbon Markets had its first publication in 2009 and has since then produced annual reports and updates on the evolving forest carbon market.   

News Archive

How a small grant turned Humbo green - October 12, 2012