Relevant rules/decisions

5/CMP.1, Annex, paragraphs 7 and 12 set out that, in order to host a afforestation or reforestation (A/R) project, a Party must meet both the general eligibility requirements (for all projects) and the specific eligibility requirements for afforestation and reforestation (A/R) projects.

3/CMP.1, Annex, paragraphs 28-30 sets out the general eligibility requirements.

5/CMP.1, Annex, paragraph 8 sets out the specific eligibility requirements for A/R projects.

5/CMP.1, Annex, paragraph 9 provides that the requirements will be fixed for all A/R project activities registered before 31 December 2012.

3/CMP.1, Annex, paragraph 31 provides that the requirements apply equally to the approval of A/R project activities.

2/CMP.1 provides that Annex I Parties must fulfil the methodological and reporting obligations in order to participate.

2/CMP.1, paragraph 5 provides that satisfaction of the requirements and eligibility will be determined by the enforcement branch of the Compliance Committee.

5/CMP.1, Annex, paragraph 15(a) sets out that letters of approval are a requirement for validation and registration.

5/CMP.1, Annex, paragraph 7 provides that separate eligibility requirements apply to use of certified emission reductions (CERs) to meet quantified emission limitation and reduction commitments, and that requirements apply to forestry projects and references to CERs.

3/CMP.1, Annex, paragraph 31 sets out the requirements of the eligibility to use lCERs and tCERs.

17/CP.7, paragraph 7 provides that the total number of tCERs and lCERs that can be used towards their quantified emission reduction and limitation commitments is one percent of base year emissions, times five.

EB 40, Annex 1 sets out the procedure on change in the selected values of minimum tree crown cover, minimum land area and minimum tree height required for hosting an A/R project activity.

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