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REDD+ Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Manual Version 2.0

The purpose of this manual is to provide an overall review of data, models, techniques and accounting methods that should, or could, be part of MRV program for REDD+. This manual is intended for multiple audiences, including those responsible for planning and implementing a MRV system within a national or sub-national agency, as well as managers and technicians responsible for designing a sub-component of a MRV system, or involved in MRV at sub-national levels including sub-national jurisdictions or site-level initiatives. For more information regarding FCMC's work on MRV, contact Marc Steininger at m.steininger(at)

REDD+ Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Manual: Full Document

REDD+ Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Manual: Summary for Policymakers

MRV Manual Chapter 1: Introduction

MRV Manual Chapter 2: Institutional Arrangements

MRV Manual Chapter 3: Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Removals

MRV Manual Chapter 4: Field-based Inventories

MRV Manual Chapter 5: Remote Sensing of Land Cover Change

MRV Manual Chapter 6: Reporting and Verification: Elements and Guidance

MRV Manual Chapter 7: Thematic Reviews

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