UNDP, Switzerland defend rice farming methodology amid Verra decision to halt use

Published 17:14 on February 7, 2023  /  Last updated at 13:05 on February 9, 2023  / Roy Manuell /  Africa, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Nature-based, Paris Article 6, Switzerland, Voluntary

The UN's Development Programme and Switzerland have defended the rice farming methodology behind the first authorised emissions transfer under the Paris Agreement, with a senior official emphasising key differences to the Verra protocol that was halted last week over integrity concerns. 
The UN's Development Programme and Switzerland have defended the rice farming methodology behind the first authorised emissions transfer under the Paris Agreement, with a senior official emphasising key differences to the Verra protocol that was halted last week over integrity concerns. 


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