High Conservation Value and High Carbon Stock Assessments (2018)

Tap image to view


Private sector client

Project Location

Project Duration

1 year

Total Value


Value of Montrose Component



  • Montrose carried out High Conservation Value (HCV) and High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments in support of two sustainable palm oil enterprises in Cameroon.
  • Industrial palm oil production is a major market in Cameroon, and an integral element in the government’s growth, employment and poverty reduction policies.


  • Montrose is supporting two palm oil producers, with developments in close proximity to areas of high conservation value, carbon stock and biodiversity.
  • Assessments are being carried out in line with international good practice, and Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) principles.


  • Montrose assessments assisted the client in assessing and planning for mitigation of environmental impact and meeting RSPO principles.