If you're running an eligible offsets project in the Carbon Farming Initiative, have applied to run a project or are thinking about a project using a Carbon Farming Initiative method, the following information will help you understand what you need to know now the Carbon Farming Initiative has moved to the Emissions Reduction Fund.
When the Emissions Reduction Fund started, your project automatically became an Emissions Reduction Fund project.
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If your project was not declared eligible before the Emissions Reduction Fund started, you automatically became a transitional ERF applicant and your project application will be assessed under the rules of the Emissions Reduction Fund, with some adjustments.
Read more about transitional ERF applicants.
You can apply to run a project using a Carbon Farming Initiative method until 1 July 2015.
You automatically become a transitional ERF applicant and your project application will be assessed under the rules of the Emissions Reduction Fund, with some adjustments.
If you've already started an activity and have not submitted an application for a project, you won't be able to participate in the Emissions Reduction Fund whether you use a Carbon Farming Initiative or an Emissions Reduction Fund method.
This is because your project would not be considered new.
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