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Guidance for Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ Program Design

This document provides guidance for jurisdictions seeking to use the JNR Requirements. It provides high level advice on program design and development. 

Traducción: Orientación para el Diseño de Programas Jurisdiccionales y Anidados de REDD+ (Español)

Este documento provee orientación para jurisdicciones buscando usar los Requerimientos JNR. Provee consejo de alto nivel sobre el diseño y desarrollo de programas.

Technical Guidance for Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ Programs

This document provides advice on specific paragraphs of the JNR Requirements.

Traducción: Orientación Técnica para Programas Jurisdiccionales y Anidados de REDD+ (Español)

Este documento provee consejo sobre párrafos específicos de los Requerimientos JNR.

Guidance on Converting CERs to VCUs

Provides guidance on the procedure for cancelling Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) issued by the UNFCCC’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and converting them to VCUs.

Validation and Verification Manual, v3.2

Supports validation/verification bodies (VVBs) and other VCS stakeholders to consistently and accurately interpret VCS Program requirements and procedures.

Guidance for Standardized Methods

Assists methodology developers apply standardized methods requirements set out in the VCS Standard and Methodology Approval Process.

VCS+CCB Project Development Process

Guides project developers pursuing project certification under VCS and the Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standards

VCS+SOCIALCARBON Project Development Process

Guides project developers pursuing project certification under VCS and the SOCIALCARBON Standard

Guidance for Loss Events

Provides examples for determining the proper number of credits to be placed on hold or cancelled due to a loss event in a Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) project.

Guidance for ARR Applying CDM Methodologies

Clarifies how Afforestation, Reforestation and Revegetation (ARR) projects must follow VCS AFOLU Requirements and a CDM Afforestation/Reforestation (A/R) methodology.

Guidance for ARR Calculating Long-Term Average Carbon Stock

Provides scenarios for calculating the average carbon stock over various harvesting cycles for Afforestation, Reforestation and Revegetation (ARR) and Improved Forest Management (IFM) projects.

Guidance on Double Counting

Provides guidance on various forms of double counting and how these should be addressed