Era is a full service forest carbon project developer with experience in originating, implementing and commercializing forest carbon projects of all types under the leading market standards (VCS, ARB, CAR, CCB, FCOP). Era’s portfolio consists of:

  • Improved Forest Management (IFM)
  • REDD+
  • Reforestation/Afforestation
  • Community based forestry and agroforestry
  • Avoided Conversion

Technical project development services include:

  • Project Due Diligence and Feasibility Assessments
  • Inventory and Modelling
  • Project Design Documentation (PDD)
  • Validation and Verification Management
  • Registration Management
  • Marketing and Commercialization 

Within the International REDD market, Era has in-house expertise in the following core areas related to socioeconomic and biodiversity programs:

Field Methodology Development: Social baseline assessments, participatory land use planning and mapping, carbon and biodiversity inventory planning

Project Design: Community outreach strategies, PDD development, place-specific livilhood enhancement strategies, monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) and evaluation related to biodiversity planning

Era is also an active contributor to international REDD policy developments including:

  • Democratic Republic of Congo National REDD policy development
  • Development of Jurisdictional and Nested REDD policy
  • Advisors and consultants to International Donor Agencies