"Introducing Plant your Future: creating a model for smallholder sustainable agriculture in the Peruvian Amazon" by Jenny Henman & Edward Mitchard

Past Event

07 February 2014, 5:15pm - 6:45pm

Herbertson Room, OUCE
Herbertson Room, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

This seminar is hosted by the Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests, an Oxford Martin School Centre


  • Jenny Henman, Chairman, Plant your Future
  • Edward Mitchard, Trustee, Plant your Future and Researcher at the University of Edinburgh

Summary: Jenny Henman and Edward Mitchard will talk in more detail about the work that Plant your Future is doing in Peru. They will also talk about the innovative programmatic approach for carbon certification they have developed under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), including explaining how the complex slash and burn/fallow cycle of the region was mapped and discussing the quantification of carbon stocks in this type of project. They hope you will come along to find out about a fascinating real-world project, and they look forward to your questions and comments.

All welcome. To book a place, please visit https://bookwhen.com/octf