Opening the door to carbon crediting for restoring degraded grasslands

FAO helps herders earn money for the carbon they sequester when rehabilitating damaged ecosystems
27/09/2011The vast potential of grasslands to support sustainable livelihoods while trapping atmospheric carbon and helping slow down global warming is one step closer to being realized thanks to a new methodology developed by FAO in collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science, the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the World Agroforestry Centre.