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REDD+ de la Concesión para Conservación Alto Huayabamba (CCAH) Project

  • Region, Country San Martín, Peru
  • CCB Status Validation Approved - CCB Standards Second Edition, Community & Biodiversity Gold Level (Jan 10, 14)
  • CCB Auditor/Certifier Rainforest Alliance

Alto Mayo Conservation Initiative

Project Proponent
Conservation International
Luis Espinel (l.espinel@conservation.org)

Auditor Contact Details
AENOR – Spanish Association for Standardization and Certification
Luis Robles Olmos
Phone: +34 91432 60 00
Email: robles@aenor.es

Public Comment Periods
Third Verification
20 June – 20 July 2016
No comments received

Second Verification
23 September – 23 October 2014
No comments received

Auditor’s Site Visits
Third Verification: 15 – 22 July 2016
Second Verification: 20 – 24 October 2014

  • Region, Country San Martin, Peru
  • CCB Status Verification Approved

    Verification Approved - CCB Standards Second Edition, Biodiversity Gold Level (2 Jun 2015)

    Validation and Verification Approved - CCB Standards Second Edition, Biodiversity Gold Level (Dec 12, 2012)
  • CCB Auditor/Certifier SCS Global Services (Validation and first verification)

    Environmental Services, Inc. (Second verification)

CCB Standards Project Documents Open for Public Comment – July 2016

Comments are invited from the public about whether the below projects meet the requirements of the CCB Standards. Comments received by the VCS will be published to the project’s page on the CCBA website (unless otherwise requested) and considered by the auditor during the validation and/or verification process.

Katingan Peatland Restoration and Conservation Project
Location: Central Kalimantan, Republic of Indonesia
Project Proponent: PT. Rimba Makmur Utama (PT. RMU)
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Implementation Report
Gold Level: Climate, Community & Biodiversity
Benefits Achieved during Monitoring Period:

  • Avoided the emission of over 12 million tCO2e through avoided deforestation, restoration of peat swamp forest, prevention of peat drainage, and minimization of fire damage on almost 150,000 ha of land.
  • Provided education and support for community implemented agroforestry for four communities and helped almost 150 individuals develop plans for the sustainable use of non-timber forest products.
  • Reduced the threat of deforestation and restored native ecosystems that provide important habitat for 15 species classified as critically endangered or endangered, including the orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) and the proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus).

Public Comment Period: 16 June 2016 – 16 July 2016

Alto Mayo Conservation Initiative
Location: San Martin Department, Peru
Project Proponent: Conservation International – Peru
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Implementation Report
Gold Level: Biodiversity
Benefits Achieved during Monitoring Period:

  • Avoided deforestation of over 3,000 ha of forest in the Alto Mayo Protection Forest resulting in avoided emissions of 1.3 million tCO2e during this monitoring period and over 6.2 million tCO2e since the beginning of the project.
  • Promoted sustainable coffee production with local communities and created a coffee cooperative to help drive a price incentive for sustainable, organic coffee.
  • Conserved habitat for over 1,200 species of plants, including 59 species of orchids, and 25 critically endangered or endangered species, including 8 endangered frog species.

Public Comment Period: 20 June 2016 – 20 July 2016

Carbono Nascentes do Xingu
Location: Mato Grosso, Brazil
Project Proponent: Instituto Socioambiental
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Design Document
Benefits Planned over Project Lifetime:

  • Native forest restoration in riparian areas of the Xingu River basin will result in over 60,000 tCO2e over the 30 year project lifetime.
  • The implementation of the ‘Xingu Seed Network’ will provide farmers with native seeds to use in forest restoration activities.
  • Connectivity between the Cerrado (Brazilian savanna) and Amazon biomes will be increased through reforestation efforts.

Public Comment Period: 20 June 2016 – 20 July 2016

The Purus Project: A Tropical Conservation Project in Acre, Brazil
Location: Acre, Brazil
Project Proponent: CarbonCo, LLC
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Implementation Report
Gold Level: Biodiversity
Benefits Achieved during Monitoring Period:

  • Prevented deforestation of almost 35,000 ha of land and avoided emission of over 90,000 tCO2e during this year long monitoring period.
  • Constructed an on-site community health clinic and completed land titling to the first few community members who started the process.
  • Continued to preserve important habitat for multiple endangered and vulnerable species including Brazilian Rosewood (Aniba rosaeodora), short-eared dogs (Atelocynus microtis), jaguars (Panthera onca), and giant anteaters (Myrmecophga tridactyla).

Public Comment Period: 22 June 2016 – 22 July 2016

New Project Documents Open for Public Comment

The following project documents are undergoing public comment:

Project name: Alto Mayo Conservation Initiative
Region, Country: San Martin, Peru
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Implementation Report
Public comment period: September 23 – October 23, 2014

Project name: Surui Forest Carbon Project
Region, Country: Rondônia and Mato Grosso, Brazil
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Implementation Report
Public comment period: September 16 – October 16, 2014

Project name: Reforestation in Grassland of Uchindile, Kilombero, Tanzania & Mapanda, Mufindi, Tanzania
Region, Country: Kilombero, Morogoro Region and Mufindi, Iringa Region, Tanzania
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Implementation Report
Public comment period: August 20 – September 19, 2014

Project name: Forest Management to Reduce Deforestation and Degradation in Shipibo Conibo and Cacataibo Indigenous Communities of Ucayali Region
Region, Country: Region Ucayali and Huánuco, Provincias Coronel Portillo, Padre Abad, Puerto Inca, Peru
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Design Documentation
Public comment period: August 25 – September 24, 2014

Comments are invited from the public about whether these projects meet the requirements of the CCB Standards. Comments received will be considered by the auditor during the validation and verification process.

New Project Documents Open for Public Comment

The following project document are undergoing public comment:

Project name: The Darkwoods Forest Carbon Project
Region, Country: British Columbia, Canada
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Design Document
Public comment period: July 18 – August 17, 2013

Project name: The Valparaiso Project
Region, Country: Acre, Brazil
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Design Document
Public comment period: July 18 – August 17, 2013

Project name: The Russas Project
Region, Country: Acre, Brazil
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Design Document
Public comment period: July 18 – August 17, 2013

Project name: The Purus Project: A Tropical Forest Conservation Project in Acre, Brazil
Region, Country: Acre, Brazil
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Implementation Report
Public comment period: July 12 – August 11, 2013

Project name: Reduced Emissions from Deforestation in the Ambositra – Vondrozo Forest Corridor (COFAV) – Madagascar Project
Region, Country: Ambositra-Vondrozo, Madagascar
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Design Document
Public comment period: July 10 – August 9, 2013

Project name: Abote Community-Managed Reforestation Project
Region, Country: Oromia, Ethiopia
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Design Document
Public comment period: June 24- July 24, 2013

Project name: Buffelsdraai Landfill Site Community Reforestation Project
Region, Country: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Design Document
Public comment period: June 24 – July 24, 2013

Project name: REDD+ de la Concesión para Conservación Alto Huayabamba (CCAH) Project
Region, Country: San Martín, Peru
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Design DOcument
Public comment period: June 28 – July 28, 2013

Project name: New Leaf Carbon Project
Region, Country: Tasmania, Australia
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Design Document and Project Implementation Report
Public comment period: June 28 – July 28, 2013

Comments are invited from the public about whether these projects meet the requirements of the CCB Standards. Comments received will be considered by the auditor during the validation and verification process.

New Project Documents Open for Public Comment

The following project document are undergoing public comment:

Project name: Abote Community-Managed Reforestation Project
Region, Country: Oromia, Ethiopia
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Design Document
Public comment period: June 24- July 24, 2013

Project name: Buffelsdraai Landfill Site Community Reforestation Project
Region, Country: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Design Document
Public comment period: June 24 – July 24, 2013

Project name: REDD+ de la Concesión para Conservación Alto Huayabamba (CCAH) Project
Region, Country: San Martín, Peru
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Design DOcument
Public comment period: June 28 – July 28, 2013

Project name: New Leaf Carbon Project
Region, Country: Tasmania, Australia
Documents undergoing public comment: Project Design Document and Project Implementation Report
Public comment period: June 28 – July 28, 2013

Comments are invited from the public about whether these projects meet the requirements of the CCB Standards. Comments received will be considered by the auditor during the validation and verification process.