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Improved Forest Management (IFM)

Definition: Improved Forest Management (IFM) is an agriculture, forestry and land-use project category in the VCS. Forest management activities which result in increased carbon stocks within forests and/or reduce greenhouse gas emissions from forestry activities when compared to businessā€as-usual forestry practices.

Source: Verified Carbon Standard

Category: Improved Forest Management 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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