FAO is an intergovernmental organization of the United Nations. Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO's efforts - to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. FAO's mandate is to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity, better the lives of rural populations and contribute to the growth of the world economy.
FAO has developed the Ex-Ante carbon balance Tool (EX-ACT), a land based accounting system providing estimation of the mitigation potential of agricultural and forestry projects, policies or value chains.
The IRD is a French research organization that, together with its southern partners, addresses international development issues. To improve sanitary conditions, understanding the evolution of society, preserving the environment and resources are the pillars of its work with a view to achieving the millenium development objectives. Emphasizing interdisciplinarity, the IRD has focused its research for over 65 years on the relationship between man and its environment, in Africa, Mediterranean, Latin America, Asia and the French tropical overseas territories. Its research, training and innovation activities are intended to contribute to the social, economic and cultural development of southern countries.
IRD has been one of the first FAO partners in the development of the EX-ACT tool.
ADEME is a French public agency whose objectives are to encourage, supervise, coordinate, facilitate and undertake operations to protect the environment and manage energy. It participates in the implementation of policies related to environment, energy and sustainable development. The agency provides its knowledge and expertise for private companies, local authorities, policy makers and citizens.
ADEME has developed the Climagri tool, which provides GHG emissions, energy consumption and agricultural production of a territory.