Climate change mitigation

Climate change mitigation refers to implementing policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhance carbon sinks. FAO's learning services on mitigation include the assessment of GHG emissions and mitigation potentials, REDD+ and mitigation strategies in agriculture.

Learning service

Delivery method

Target group

Status

Payments for environmental services for agricultural landscapes and climate change
Summary
FAO field projectsPolicy makers;
Practitioners
In preparation
Course for executives on REDD+ MRV and Monitoring 
Summary
Training programmePolicy makers;
Practitioners
Ongoing
REDD+ Monitoring, reporting and verification for universities
Summary
Training programmePractitionersIn preparation
National Systems for GHG Inventories
Summary
Training programme

Policy makers;
Practitioners

Ongoing

Mitigation potential assessment of AFOLU projects (Ex-Ante carbon balance tool)
Summary

Training programme;
FAO field projects;
Self-learning

Policy makers;
Practitioners;
Public;
NGOs/CSOs;
FAO/UN staff
Ongoing

Conservation agriculture and carbon sequestration

FAO field projects

Practitioners;
Public;
NGOs/CSOs

Ongoing

Global Bioenergy Partnership: Capacity Building for Sustainable Bioenergy
Summary

FAO field projects; Self-learning

 

Policy makers;
Practitioners

Ongoing

 

 

last updated:  Wednesday, January 18, 2012