This e-learning course presents the methods for carbon monitoring in afforestation and reforestation projects under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). It targets project developers, managers and staff working on carbon finance and includes three modules:
Module 1: Preparing for Project Monitoring (reviews key concepts, such as carbon pools, project stratification and boundary, sampling design and species data)
Module 2: Monitoring Forest Carbon Stocks (how to measure various forest carbon pools)
Module 3: Monitoring Project Emissions and Leakage (explores sources of project emissions and leakage).