Enhancing biodiversity by planting native trees

• The project is located in the Guizhou Province of China and 47k hectares of forest will be grown as a result of the afforestation

• This project improves carbon sequestration and enhances biodiversity on degraded lands by planting native trees with long maturities –firs, cypresses and pines

• Logging is prohibited in the area

• It is expected to remove an average of 731,897 tCO2e annually over its lifetime, just over 21 million tonnes in total

• The project also protects the globally endangered species, the Francois’ Leaf Monkey

• The project has created over 16,000 jobs for local villagers, of which 70% are held by women, increasing their local villager’s income and wellbeing

• Verra and CCB certification

• Project Lifetime: 30 years

• Project status: The project has been operational since 2016 and has successfully issued credits until the end of 2018.

The following Sustainable Development Goals are being pursued with this project: