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Qianbei Afforestation

Enhancing biodiversity by planting native trees.
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  • 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 731,897t CO2e 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:
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