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A phase in the certification process of a CDM or JI (Voluntary) project when permits are issued on the basis of calculated emissions reductions, verified by an accredited third party.


"Glossary", Eco securities Limited. "Challenges for a business case for high-biodiversity REDD Projects and Schemes."- A Report for the Secretariat of the CBD, February 2009, Version1.2 REDD.pdf

Alternative definition

The processes, systems, procedures and activities related to standard setting, accreditation and implementation of certification, including the labelling of practices, operations and products.

Alternative source

(Adapted from Bangkok Workshop Report) ; Technical Consultation on the Technical Guidelines on Aquaculture Certification, FAO, February 2010; (FI-806) (TC-AC/2010).