The Gold Standard for the Global Goals Terra Boa Project is a forest carbon project. Carbon removals from the atmosphere are held by restoration of native forest vegetation of degraded unmanaged grasslands, through photosynthesis, the carbon is fixed in vegetal structures mainly timber.
The compensation of Greenhouse Gases Emissions from companies and institutions will be reached via plantation of native trees saplings, counting more than 80 species per hectare restoring Atlantic forests of Permanent Preservation Areas and Legal Reserve Areas of the Terra Boa Farm, located in the city of Guararapes, state of São Paulo, Brazil. This project encloses a 391.37 hectares area occupied by unmanaged grasslands.
This project advances the following United Nations Sustainability Development Goals:
Standard of issuance:
AR-AMS0001 – Simplified baseline and monitoring methodologies for small-scale afforestation and reforestation project activities under the clean development mechanism implemented on grasslands or croplands -version 05
Amount of reduction:
Validation and verification
Reforestation. GG4GG Pre-Registration and Periodic verifications