The Mai Ndombe REDD+ Project

  • Nature conservation
Registered: VCS (V934)

The Mai Ndombe REDD+ Project, located in western DRC, Africa, will protect 248,956 hectares of forest from industrial logging, unsustainable fuel wood extraction and slash and burn agriculture. Carbon validation will be undertaken by the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and major socio-economic co-benefits ensured by the Climate, Community and Biodiversity (CCB) standard. The project is developed and managed in a joint venture by forest carbon leaders ERA-Ecosystem Restoration Associates Inc. and Wildlife Works Carbon LLC. This groundbreaking project will be the first of its kind in the Congo Basin and utilizes the novel methodology developed by Wildlife Works, VM0009, ‘Methodology for Avoided Deforestation’ approved by the VCS in October, 2012. The project is estimated to deliver over 175MT CO2-e over 30 years.

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Carbon credits

Year Type Quantity
2023 Retirement 570,337
2023 Issuance 3,000,000
2022 Retirement 463,922
2022 Issuance 15,023,694
2021 Retirement 1,334,959
2020 Retirement 13,951
2019 Retirement 4,971
2018 Retirement 118,635
2017 Retirement 91,168
2017 Issuance 11,834,026
2016 Retirement 137,875
2016 Issuance 188,750
2015 Issuance 159,500
2015 Retirement 814,173
2014 Retirement 50,386
2014 Issuance 140,000
2013 Retirement 108,283
2012 Issuance 1,000,000
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