U.S. Rice Cultivation Protocol

The U.S. Rice Cultivation Protocol provides guidance on how to quantify, monitor, and verify GHG emission reductions resulting from changes in water and residue management in rice cultivation. The protocol was first adopted by the Reserve Board in December 2011.

Project Registration Documents

Document Description Required Phase Privilege
Rice Cultivation Project Submittal Form A proposal to undertake a rice cultivation project. Project Submittal Public

Protocol Development & Previous Versions

Use the links below to access information about the protocol development process of the U.S. Rice Cultivation Protocol. Public comments, staff responses to public comments, workgroup participants, and other supporting documents can also be found here.

Click a version of the protocol below to access more information:

Please contact the Reserve with questions or comments.