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Draft jurisdictional and nested REDD+ requirements open for public comment

May 03, 2012



VCS today released for public comment draft requirements for the integrated, jurisdiction-wide crediting of activities that Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation and enhance forest carbon stocks (REDD+).


The draft Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ (JNR) requirements set out the first global framework for the accounting and crediting of REDD+ activities across multiple levels, recognizing emissions reductions from policies and programs as well as projects “nested” within states, provinces or nations. Comments may be submitted by 2 July 2012.


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Keywords: JNR, JNRI, Jurisdictional, Nested REDD+, REDD, Standards, VCS