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Develop a Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ (JNR) Program

VCS offers first framework for crediting jurisdiction-wide forestry programsLearn about JNR Framework

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Featured Initiatives

Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ (JNR)
First framework for crediting REDD+ programs across jurisdictions [more]

Streamlined process helps projects deliver sustainable development benefits [more]

Standardized Methods
New rules for methodologies help lower costs, scale up reductions [more]

VCS Quality Control
Increased support to project proponents and VVBs through project reviews [more]

Open For Public Comment

Tool for Remote Sensing Biomass Measurement
-Open for comment from 24 April to 24 May


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As of 1 April 2014

146.8 million VCUs issued

1,167 projects registered

874 projects with VCUs issued

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