MICCA Publications

MICCA Series 8
National planning for GHG mitigation in agriculture: A guidance document 

(June 2013)

The guidance document provides national policy makers, advisors and other stakeholders in the agriculture sector with an introduction to the main mitigation planning approaches and the key elements that may need to be considered in the planning process. The document is also available in Spanish.



 MICCA Series 7
 National integrated mitigation planning in agriculture: A review paper

 (March 2013)

This review of national greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation planning in the agriculture sector provides national policy makers and others in the   agriculture sector with an overview of national mitigation planning processes to aid them in identifying the relevance of these processes for promoting agricultural development.

MICCA Series 6
Agriculture, forestry and other land use mitigation project database
(January 2013)

This paper presents the second analysis of the Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use Mitigation Project (AFOLU MP) database. This follow-up study includes 575 projects from 12 di­erent registries. As with the first publication, this paper summarizes the insights that have been gained from the analysis of the updated database.

MICCA Series 5
Peatlands – guidance for climate change mitigation by conservation, rehabilitation and sustainable use (second edition)
(November 2012)

This report provides information on management and finance options to achieve emissions reductions and enhance other vital ecosystem services from peatlands.
• The report was prepared by Wetlands International and FAO.
• For more information on organic soils and peatland, click here.

MICCA Series 4
Climate-Smart Agriculture: Smallholder Adoption and Implications for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
(December 2011)

This paper provides a brief review of the adaptation and mitigation benefits from various practices, and then focuses in detail on empirical evidence concerning costs and barriers to adoption, both from household and project-level data.
• Report prepared by MICCA colleagues in FAO's Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA)
Economics & Policy Innovations for Climate-Smart Agriculture (EPIC)

MICCA Series 3
Climate-Smart Agriculture: A Synthesis of Empirical Evidence of Food Security and Mitigation Benefits from Improved Cropland Management

(December 2011)

This paper synthesizes the results of a literature review reporting the evidence base of different sustainable land management practices aimed at increasing and stabilizing crop productivity in developing countries.
• Report prepared by MICCA colleagues in FAO's Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA)
Economics & Policy Innovations for Climate-Smart Agriculture (EPIC)

MICCA Series 2
 Agriculture, forestry and other land use database

(November 2010)

The AFOLU MP database is a compilation of publicly available data on mitigation projects in agriculture and forestry. This paper describes the analysis and output of the database and the implications for the development of mitigation activities.
For more information on the AFOLU MP database, click here.

MICCA Series 1
Global survey of agricultural mitigation projects

(August 2010)

This global survey of agricultural mitigation projects provides a summary of the state-of-the-art of di­erent projects currently developed in this sector. It contains data on 50 agricultural projects focusing on climate change, of which 22 were developed specifically with a greenhouse gas mitigation objective.

last updated:  Tuesday, July 29, 2014