Climate Smart Agriculture Sourcebook


Land use, land-use change, and forestry (LULUCF)

A greenhouse gas inventory sector that covers emissions and removals of greenhouse gases resulting from direct human-induced land use, land-use change and forestry activities (UNFCCC, 2017).


There is no single accepted definition of “landscape scale”; rather, it is a term commonly used to refer processes that covers a large spatial scale, usually addressing a range of ecosystem processes, conservation objectives and land uses. The European Landscape Convention defines landscape as “an area, as perceived by people, whose character is the result of the action and interaction of natural and/or human factors”.


Fallow that is planted with crops such as grass or legumes to regenerate the soil more rapidly.


Study of inland waters.