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Avoiding Planned Conversion (APC)

Definition: Avoiding Planned Conversion (APC) is an avoided conversion of grasslands and shrublands methodology category in the Verified Carbon Standard. This category includes activities that reduce net greenhouse gas emissions by stopping conversion of grasslands or shrublands that are legally authorized and documented for conversion. Planned conversion may include decisions by individual land owners or community groups, whose land is legally zoned for agriculture or other development, not to convert their land(s).

Source: Verified Carbon Standard

Category: Avoided Conversion of Grasslands and Shrublands Methodology Vocabulary

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Carbon Finance Lexicon

The text is derived from the Finance and Carbon Markets Lexicon prepared by the Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) Program and Tetra Tech ARD and reviewed by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).




CARBON FINANCE LEXICON

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