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FAO/OECD Workshop: Building Resilience for Adaptation to Climate Change in the Agriculture Sector

The FAO/OECD Workshop on Building Resilience for Adaptation to Climate Change in the Agriculture Sector will consider the various types risks to which agriculture is prone, the incidence climate change is expected to have on them, and various risk management strategies,...[more]

Online Information Package on Climate-smart Agriculture Goes Live

The online package on climate-resilient and environmentally sound agriculture or "climate-smart" agriculture goes live. Through simplified concepts and relevant resources and examples, we explore the impacts of global change on agriculture, the impacts of agriculture on...[more]

GIS-based scenarios of SOC annual change on croplands at sub-national level: case studies of Burkina Faso and Uzbekistan

FAO-IFAD-IPCC Expert Meeting Rome, 20-22 October, 2009 This presentation discusses the application of the IPCC methodological guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, which aim at estimating and inventorying greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and sequestration capacity...[more]

Workshop on the Role of Grassland Carbon Sequestration in Mitigation

A Workshop held at FAO 15-17 April 2009. Grasslands occupy around half of the ice free land area of the world but are currently excluded from carbon trading despite the significant emission reduction and carbon storage potential. Livestock systems are often associated with...[more]

Potential of Conservation Agriculture systems for mitigating Climate Change

In October 2008 FAO and the Conservation Technology Information Center with technical support from the UNFCCC secretariat were hosting an international consultation about the potential of Conservation Agriculture systems for sequestering carbon in contributing significantly to...[more]

Conservation Agriculture Carbon Offset Consultation

FAO and the Conservation Technology Information Center are hosting an international discussion about the potential of conservation agriculture systems and sequestering carbon in contributing significantly to the mitigation of climate change. [more]

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