Building Forest Carbon Projects series is a nine-volume compilation of strategic guidance to emerging best practices in the field. The Katoomba Incubator at Forest Trends published this series in order to facilitate the development of effective forest carbon projects, many of which are already working around the world to confront the practical challenges of reducing emissions while providing local benefits. Drawing on the practical experiences of the Incubator and its many partner organizations, the expertise of its contributors, and the review of scores more practitioners and specialists, this series delivers the most comprehensive, practicable guidance available to forest carbon project developers.
Step-by-Step Overview and Guide - introduces readers to the most important concepts and considerations for forest carbon project development, intuitively presented in the order of major project development steps, from the preliminary assessment of an idea through to verification and credit issuance
REDD Guidance: Technical Project Design, AR Guidance: Technical Project Design, and Carbon Stock Assessment Guidance: Inventory and Monitoring Procedures - provide technical guidance on project design, methodology selection, carbon stock assessment, and monitoring
Community Engagement Guidance: Good Practice for Forest Carbon Projects, Legal Guidance: Legal and Contractual Aspects of Forest Carbon Projects, and Business Guidance: Forest Carbon Marketing and Finance - complement the above technical documents by offering insights into the key aspects of project design and implementation that determine whether a project can survive in an uncertain environment while meeting stakeholder demands
- Social Impacts Guidance: Key Assessment Issues for Forest Carbon Projects and Biodiversity Impacts Guidance: Key Assessment Issues for Forest Carbon Projects - offer an introduction to key concepts, structure, and methods for cost-effectively ensuring and monitoring co-benefits