9999/ND = No data


Type of information:



Project/Program proponent:

Name Website Location of headquarters Organization type
Department of Water (National Working for Water Programme) (WfW Programme)
South Africa


Project/Program Partners:

Name Organization type Role Information sources
Eastern Cape Parks Board
South African National Parks
Restoration Research Group
research institute
Conservation Support Services (CSS)
C4 EcoSolutions (C4ES)
private for-profit


General Information:

Project ID
Project name Addo Elephant National Park, Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve and Great Fish River Nature Reserve Restoration Project (ABFRP)
Secondary name Spekboom Restoration Project / WfW Thicket Restoration Project
Last Update 15 Dec 2020
Size (hectare) 5300
Start year 2004
End year 9999
Project description The project aims to restore degraded thicket in the Addo Elephant NP and the Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve, planting P. afra cuttings (known locally as spekboom). Restoration of the area will improve ecosystem function in the project areas. Activities to be undertaken in the proposed ARR project include: selection of planting sites; appointment of contractors; harvesting; planting; long term monitoring and management of the plantings
Objective 1 biodiversity conservation
Objective 2 social development
Objective 3 ND
Deforestation drivers cattle grazing;local livelihoods;Natural Disaster
Type of forest dry
Project Type ARR
Details for Afforestation/Reforestation projects ecosystem restoration;plantation
Project located in an official IUCN protected area yes
Dominant type ARR
Country ID 710
Name of the protected area Addo Elephant National Park (cat. II) and Baviaanskloof Provincial Nature Reserve (cat. IV)
Category of protected area (IUCN classification) ND
Status Cannot be confirmed
Multiple location? No
Region Africa
Jurisdiction level 1 Province : Eastern Cape
Jurisdiction level 2 Municipality: Sarah Baartman
Longitude 25.695537
Latitude -33.457898


Forest carbon certification:

Expected anual carbon credits(tCO2eq) 38722
Crediting period 2004-2064
Total expected carbon credits(tCO2eq) 2286914
Methodology for carbon standard AR-AM0002
Type of accounting baseline ND
Standard 1 name CCB
Standard 1 certification status expired
Standard 1 validation date 2011-09-07
Standard 1 documentation #http://www.climate-standards.org/2010/10/19/working-for-woodlands-thicket-restoration-project/#
Standard 1 expiration date 2016-09-07 00:00:00
Standard 2 name none
Standard 2 certification status ND
Standard 2 validation date
Standard 2 documentation #https://s3.amazonaws.com/CCBA/Projects/Working+for+Woodlands+Thicket+Restoration+Project/Validation/0_VCS_ABFRP_PD_C4ES_05Sept2011_FINAL_web+(1).pdf#
Standard 3 name none
Standard 3 certification status ND
Standard 3 validation date
Standard 3 documentation


Carbon credit transactions:

Period of issuance Quantity of credits sold (in tCO2) Buyer's name Type of buyer Buyer's sector Buyer's nationality Buyer's motivation Type of credit market Sources Transaction confirmed on official carbon register (APX or Markit)


Financing Sources:

Name of the funding organization Type of financing Amount (in USD) Financing period Information sources
Department of Water Affairs (DWAF)
National aid/grant
Unknown buyers
Sale of carbon credits (future, prepayment, carbon funds)


Community interventions:

Payment to communities? conditional cash payment
Payment details A number of different incentives may aid land owners in implementing restoration financial payment being one of the more acceptable and successful incentives
Economic activities - type ecotourism;tree planting
Information sources
Is there tenure clarification?
Is there environmental education?
Is there forest access restriction or control/monitoring of deforestation?
Is there forest enhancement?
Is there community infrastracture improvement?
Is there other community benefits?
Are there non-conditional cash payments?
Are there conditional cash payments?
Are there non-cash benefits?
9999/ND = No data