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This section contains the approved methodologies for use under the Natural Forest Standard.

NFS Methodology AM001

A Risk Based Methodology for Quantifying Natural Capital Credits Issued to Projects Operating under the Natural Forest Standard, with application in Amazonia.

Current Version
NFS Approved Methodology NFS AM001.1b:

DownloadsNFS AM001.1b English Version

NFS Metodologia Aprovada NFS AM001.1b:

Downloads NFS AM001.1b Versão em Português

This Risk Based Methodology for Quantifying Natural Capital Credits Issued to Projects Operating under the Natural Forest Standard, approved by the NFS, can be used to quantify the number of Natural Capital Credits (NCCs) issued to a project. The methodology applies a risk approach to baseline quantification. This version of the methodology includes minor typing amendments.

Current Version: NFS AM001.1b Published: 19th June 2014

Downloads Ecosystem Certification Organisation AM001.1 Approval Letter and Minutes This letter confirms the NFS AM001.1 revision of the methodology is to be formally adopted for use by the Natural Forest Standard in replacement of NFS AM001.0 as of 22nd August 2013. The minutes of the NFS Technical Panel meeting held on 14th August 2013 are also included.
Downloads Technical Panel Approval Letter This letter confirms the recommendation of NFS AM001.0 by the Natural Forest Standard Technical Panel.
Downloads Ecosystem Certification Organisation Methodology Confirmation Letter This letter confirms the adoption of NFS AM001.0 Methodology, supporting data and maps by the Natural Forest Standard.
Previous Versions
Downloads Natural Forest Standard Approved Methodology NFS AM001.1b No longer in use: NFS AM001.1b. Original Publication Date: 11th February 2014. This version of the NFS Approved Methodology has been replaced with NFS AM001.1b
Downloads Natural Forest Standard Approved Methodology NFS AM001.1a No longer in use: NFS AM001.1a. Original Publication Date: 14th October 2013. This version of the NFS Approved Methodology has been replaced with NFS AM001.1b
Downloads Natural Forest Standard Approved Methodology NFS AM001.1 No longer in use: NFS AM001.1 Original Publication Date: 22nd August 2013. This version of the NFS Approved Methodology has been replaced with NFS AM001.1a
DownloadsNatural Forest Standard Approved Methodology NFS AM001.0 No longer in use: NFS AM001.0 Original Publication Date: 24th January 2013. This version of the NFS Approved Methodology has been replaced with NFS AM001.1
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