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Guidance on Coffee Carbon Project Development Using the Simplified Agroforestry Methodology (Lineamientos para el diseño de proyectos de carbono en cafetales usando la metodología agroforestal simplificada)

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Gibbon, A., Hayward, J. & Baroody, J. 2009, "Guidance on Coffee Carbon Project Development Using the Simplified Agroforestry Methodology," Rainforest Alliance, New York, p. 78.

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This guide is available in English and Spanish.

  • The process of carbon project development is explained thoroughly.
  • A broad overview of forest and agroforest carbon projects is given, including information on the roles involved in carbon project implementation.
  • Project design and implementation, risks, third party evaluation, and financial and contractual arrangements are each covered in detail.
  • Finally, additional resources for those wishing to implement a carbon project are included.


  • El proceso para desarrollar proyectos de carbono forestal y agroforestal se explica detalladamente.
  • Presenta un resumen amplio sobre los proyectos de carbono forestal y agroforestal, e incluye las actividades claves para la implementación del proyecto.
  • Ofrece información sobre el diseño y la implementación de proyectos, los riesgos, la evaluación independiente por terceras partes, y acuerdos financieros y contractuales se cubren con lujo de detalle.
  • Finalmente, hay recursos adicionales para los que desean implementar un proyecto de carbono forestal.

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