What requirements must be met to remove or reduce project Area?

What requirements must be met to remove or reduce project Area?

According to LUF Activity Requirements 2.1.16, a project developer shall consult with Gold Standard before removing a certified area and/or reducing the size of a certified area, in order to assess the materiality of the changes.


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