Forest Carbon Projects

The Rainforest Alliance has validated or verified a variety of forest carbon projects and has completed multiple methodology assessments to facilitate the development of other such projects.


The Sodo Community Managed Reforestation Project

Forest Again

The Makira Forest Protected Area Project in Madagascar
Reduced Emissions from Deforestation in the Ankenihen - Zahamena Corridor

Sofala Community Carbon Project

Trees for Global Benefit

Asia Pacific

Reforestation of Degraded Land in Chattisgrah, India
Plantation Project on Wastelands by Sun Plant Agro
Community Based Reforestation Project on Degraded Lands in Uttar Parash, India by IFFDC

Ulu Masen

Philippine Peñablanca Sustainable Reforestation Project
Forest Carbon Project in Quirino Province


Costa Rica
Avoided Deforestation of Tropical Rainforests in Costa Rica

El Salvador
Avoided Deforestation in the Coffee Forest in El Salvador

Promoting Sustainable Development through Natural Rubber Tree Plantations

Pico Bonito National Park Broadleaf Species Reforestation Project

Carbon Sequestration in Communities of Extreme Poverty in the Sierra Gorda of Mexico
Scolel Te

EcoPlanet Bamboo Central America Project
Retorno de Bosque / Return to Forest

Commercial Reforestation with Paulownia and Carbon Dioxide Capture
Panama Native Species Restoration
Sustainable Forest Cover Establishment Project
Tropical Mix Project

North America

Afforestation in the Montreal Metropolitan Area Project
Darkwoods Carbon Forest Project
Northern Ontario Forestry Offset Pilot Project

United States
Afognak Forest Carbon Project
Bayou Bartholomew Climate Action Project
Bethlehem Authority Improved Forest Management Project
Farm Cove Community Forest Project
Finite Carbon – Shannondale Tree Farm (CAR780)
Katahdin Iron Works Ecological Reserve Project
Middleton Place Avoided Conversion Project
Tensas River Basin Project
Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge Reforestation
The Van Eck Forest Project

South America

The Cochabamba Project Ltd.

Restoring the Cantareira Water Supply System: Carbon Community and Biodiversity Initiative Project
CO2 Neutro Pratigi – Grupo de Projetos de Carbono na APA do Pratigi: Reflorestamento
Emas Taquari Biodiversity Corridor Carbon Project
The Monte Pascoal-Pau Brasil Ecological Corridor: Carbon, Community and Biodiversity Initiative
The Cikel Brazilian Amazon REDD APD Project – GHG Emission Reductions From Avoiding Planned Deforestation
The Florestal Santa Maria Project (FSM-REDD Project)
The Suruí Forest Carbon Project

Reforestation with Native Species in the Pachijal and Mira River Watersheds for Carbon Retention Project

The Paraguay Forest Conservation Project
The Paraguay Forest Conservation Project -- Reduction of GHG Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in the Chaco-Pantanal Ecosystem

Alto Huayabamba Project
REDD+ de la Concesión para Conservación Alto Huayabamba (CCAH)
Reduction of Deforestation and Degradation in Tambopata National Reserve and Bahuaja-Sonene National Park within the Area of Madre de Dios Region -- Peru Project
Reforestation Sierra Piura Project

Guanaré’ Forest Plantations on degraded grasslands under extensive grazing Project
Iberpapel Silvipastural System on Degraded Land Project
“Weyerhaeuser Uruguay” Forest Plantations on Degraded Grasslands under Extensive Grazing Project

Global - Methodology Assessments

Baseline and Monitoring Methodology for Conservation Projects that Avoid Planned Land Use Conversion in Peat Swamp Forests
Improved Forest Management Conversion of Logged to Protected Forest Methodology
REDD Methodology Modules
Methodology for Calculating GHG Benefits from Preventing Planned Degradation