Publications

Low ILUC Pilots - final deliverables

The final deliverables of the low ILUC Pilot project (Lot 2) can be downloaded here:

Review of greenhouse gas emission related to drainage of deep and shallow peat

The paper provides a clear overview of the process of converting peat land through drainage, its related emissions over time and mapping of the extent and depth of peat. The paper can be found here.

High ILUC Webinar phase 1 results

On 11 July 2022 the methodology and results of phase 1 were presented in a webinar, which was attended by over 60 participants. A recording of the webinar can be found here, the webinar slides can be accessed here and a summary of the Q&A can be found here.

Draft low ILUC-risk certification guidance

The Low ILUC-risk pilot project is preparing a certification guidance module. The draft certification guidance that will be tested in the second round of pilot audits in summer 2022 can be downloaded here. Feedback on the draft document is invited here.

Low ILUC Pilots – Individual pilot reports from Phase 1

The Phase 1 low ILUC pilot reports can be downloaded here:

  • Pilot Colombia, yield increase of palm oil by improved irrigation on a large integrated plantation and mill
  • Pilot Malaysia, yield increase of palm oil by thinning and replanting of high yielding seedlings on different parts of a large plantation
  • Pilot France, yield increase through sequential cropping with cereals or oilseeds on an arable farm with biogas
  • Pilot Uruguay, yield increase through sequential cropping of Brassica carinata with soy bean as the main crop
  • Pilot Ukraine, cultivation on abandoned land for a 10ha plot that has been abandoned since the 1990s