Comments are invited from the public about whether the below project meets the requirements of the VCS and CCB Programs. Comments received by Verra will be published to the project record on the Verra Registry and must be considered by the project proponent and validation/verification body (VVB).
Corazón Verde Del Chaco Project
Program: VCS + CCB
Location: Departments of Presidente Hayes, Alto Paraguay, and Boquerón
Project Activity: Avoided Planned Deforestation (APD)
Sectoral Scope: 14. AFOLU
Methodology: VM0007 REDD Methodology Modules (REDD-MF)
Estimated annual ERRs: 437,579 tCO2e
Net ERRs achieved this period: 4,375,793 tCO2e
Estimated benefits over the project lifetime:
- Chaco Med Flights: Chaco Med flights are estimated to impact the local communities through providing improved access to health facilities, life-saving medicine, and medical professionals.
- Visitors to the Visitor Center: The Project Proponents are in discussions on establishing a visitor center in the future, which would help expand awareness of the Project, along with awareness of the region’s unique cultures and biodiversity.
- Wildlife Cameras Deployed: The deployment of wildlife cameras throughout the project area is expected to demonstrate the impact of the conservation activities on wildlife, including the effect of conserved forest canopy and wildlife corridors.
This project is open for public comment from 6 October 2021 to 7 November 2021. Any comments received will be uploaded in the “Other Documents” section at Verra. To review the complete Project Documents and submit comments, click here.