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News - 29.06.2021

On 28th (in English) and 29th (in French) of June, the EX-Ante Carbon Balance Tool (EX-ACT) team presented the EX-ACT suite of tools to FAO colleagues from Regional Office for Africa and African country offices.

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

News - 22.06.2021

From the 31st of May to the 4th of June, the EX-Ante Carbon Balance Tool (EX-ACT) team provided training on the EX-ACT v.9 to members of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) based in Africa. Over the week, individuals from six countries participated in the training, which included attending online [...]

News - 17.06.2021

On the 9th of June the EX-ACT team presented the Biodiversity Integrated Assessment and Computation Tool (B-INTACT) during the Third Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) Europe Conference: “Ecosystem Services Science, Policy and Practice in the face of Global Changes” which took place in Tartu, Estonia as an hybrid event allowing the [...]

News - 19.02.2021

Biodiversity loss is accelerating at an unprecedented rate across the planet putting a great number of species on the brink of extinction. A decline in the plants, animals, and microorganisms threatens food security, sustainable development, and the supply of vital ecosystem services. In order to meet the Sustainable Development Goals [...]

News - 12.02.2021

To pave the road and pursue efforts to limit average global temperature rise to 1.5°C, countries update their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in the spirit of reducing their emissions to the extent possible. Well-defined NDCs should include measurable targets with achievements supported by national policies and strategies.

The quantification of [...]

News - 29.01.2021

The webinar presented the new version of the Ex-Ante Carbon Balance tool (EX-ACT) v.9 and a new version of EX-ACT for Value Vhains (EX-ACT VC).

It outlined the new features of the tools and demonstrate how they contribute to better decision-making processes at project, programme and national levels. 




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News - 07.08.2020

The EX-Ante Carbon Balance Tool (EX-ACT) team recently completed delivering a series of ten interactive online trainings to strengthen the Uganda Development Bank’s (UDB) knowledge of agriculture’s environmental impact, as well as the bank’s capacity to assess the greenhouse gas emissions and carbon balance of loan applications. The online workshop [...]

News - 05.08.2020

The webinar “Evaluating impacts of AFOLU projects to Uganda's NDC – an EX-ACT analysis” was held on Thursday July 30th 2020, as a part of a pilot project, jointly funded by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Bank. The project undertook a greenhouse gas (GHG) assessment [...]

News - 07.01.2019

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), with the support of the Flander’s Cooperation, assists the governments of Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to develop integrated approaches to enhance climate change adaptation and resilience in smallholder agricultural systems. A core element of this work is to help governments identify [...]

News - 30.05.2018

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has tapped colleagues in the Investment Center Division (TCI) to assist in the preparation of future agriculture sector policies for the Caribbean region. The request in the first phase of the collaboration consists of data gathering to create a state of food report for 19 [...]

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