Acorn (Agroforestry CRUs for the Organic Restoration of Nature) is a Rabobank initiative with an aim to increase the accessibility of the international voluntary carbon market for smallholder farmers in the developing world. Plan Vivo acts as Acorn’s certifying partner, which primarily involves:

  • Approving the Acorn Framework and Methodology based on Plan Vivo’s best practice
  • Overseeing the implementation of Acorn and review process of projects.

More information about Acorn can be found on Plan Vivo’s Acorn Page or the Rabobank website.