Economic and Policy Analysis of Climate Change

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News - 04.10.2022

The Economic and Policy Analysis of Climate Change team of the FAO Agrifood Economics Division co-organized with the Royal University of Bhutan the “International Conference on Agriculture in Bhutan: Building the bridge between present and future”held in Lobesa, Bhutan, on 19 September 2022. The conference aimed at strengthening the dialogue [...]

News - 17.06.2022

Following Ms Adriana Ignaciuk's presentation in Uganda on the self-reliance model for refugees, a journalist from the local media "NEW VISION", published an article on the recent findings of the EPIC team. 

News - 16.06.2022

Since May 2020, FAO with co-financing from the European Union (EU), has been strengthening the capacity of the Uganda Development Bank (UDB) to assess the impact of agricultural loan applications on the environment through measuring greenhouse gas emissions. This has been done through online training, and most recently through physical [...]

News - 08.02.2022

We are pleased to announce the release of the new version of EX-ACT. The latest version of the tool is offering its users a more thorough and complete GHG assessment of agricultural activities both from the methodological point of view and the reliability of data points; all without [...]

News - 08.11.2021

On Wednesday, 29 October 2021, the EX-Ante Carbon Balance Tool (EX-ACT) team presented the Biodiversity Integrated Assessment and Computation Tool (B-INTACT) to the Asian Development Bank experts. 

The event outlined the simple, yet innovative approach of the tool and demonstrated how it contributes to better decision-making processes at local and country to ensure [...]

News - 08.11.2021

From the 2nd to the 9th of November, the EX-ACT (Ex-Ante Carbon-balance Tool) team provided an on-line training on the Ex-Ante Carbon-balance Tool (EX-ACT) to the FAO Uganda Office and their invitees, including government officials as well as other stakeholders.

More than 30 participants enthusiastically took part in the training, which [...]

News - 14.10.2021

We are pleased to announce the release of the EX-Ante Carbon Balance Tool: EX-ACT v.9.2.0.

The new version overcomes the operating language issues linked to Excel formulas and corrects minor bugs.

 

What’s new?

  • One file for all OS languages and Excel languages alike. The content and options of the EX-ACT file remain in English for [...]
News - 07.10.2021

On Wednesday, 10 June 2021, the EX-Ante Carbon Balance Tool (EX-ACT) team presented the EX-ACT suite of tools to FAO colleagues from Regional Office for Asia and Pacific (RAP) and related country offices.

The event outlined the new features of the tools and demonstrated how they contribute to better decision-making processes [...]

News - 16.08.2021

From the 9th to the 12th of August, the EX-ACT (Ex-Ante Carbon-balance Tool) team provided training on the Ex-Ante Carbon-balance Tool for Value Chains (EX-ACT VC) to members of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) based in East and Southern Africa (ESA) and other experts from the Ministry of Agriculture [...]

News - 02.08.2021

From the 26th to the 30th of July, the EX-ACT (Ex-Ante Carbon Balance Tool) team provided training on EX-ACT v.9.1 to members of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) based in West and Central Africa (WCA) and East and Southern Africa (ESA).

Over the week, 27 individuals from four countries (Burkina Faso, Burundi, [...]

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