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The Madre de Dios Amazon REDD Project

Madre de Dios Amazon Project has been developed by Greenoxx NGO, who also financed an important part of the project and will exclusively commercialize it.
pdf-icon Summary Madre de Dios Amazon REDD Project (170 kB)

On 20th September 2012 Madre de Dios Amazon REDD Project has achieved validation according to the VCS Standard. In this way, it has become the first REDD Project in the Peruvian Amazon to have achieved the double validation following two of the most stringent and prestigious Standards at a worldwide level: VCS + CCB Gold.

In December 2009, the Madre de Dios Amazon REDD Project was approved according to the Climate, Community and Biodiversity Standards.  Due to its high social and environmental sustainability the project obtained Gold Level, being one of the first REDD projects to achieve said status:
pdf-icon Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA) Standards Certification - Madre de Dios Amazon REDD Project (158 kB)

The project has been registered in the Markit Environmental Registry, as another step towards its future registration in the VCS (Voluntary Carbon Standard). The project sold its first tons of CO2 in May 2010, at a USD 7 price per carbon certificate. For more information, visit  <>  or contact Silvia Gomez at  < >

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