Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change agriculture and food security, Climate change, Climate change mitigation, Agriculture and food

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    Nationally appropriate mitigation actions for grassland and livestock management in Mongolia

    Asian Development Bank, 2013
    This policy brief by the Asian Development Bank argues that, given the negative impact of climate change on Mongolia, it is crucial to select mitigation actions that reduce vulnerability to climate change, support the achievement of national development goals, and are feasible given local constraints. Key messages from the brief include:
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    Zero carbon Britain: rethinking the future

    Centre for Alternative Technology, 2013
    This report explores how Britain can achieve Carbon neutrality. Building upon the groundwork laid by the Zero Carbon Britain project over the last six years, the authors incorporate the latest developments in science and technology, plus more detailed research in two main areas: balancing highly variable energy supply and demand; and the nutritional implications of a low carbon diet.
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    Climate-smart agriculture sourcebook

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2013
    This comprehensive sourcebook on climate-smart agriculture (CSA), produced by the Food and Agriculture Organisation, consists of eighteen modules covering every aspect of planning and implementing CSA policies and projects.
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    Climate Focus

    Climate Focus is an advisory company committed to the development of policies and projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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    The state of food and agriculture: investing in agriculture for a better future

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2012
    Recent food crises and growing concerns about global climate change have placed agriculture on top of the international agenda. Decision-makers have recognised the strong link between the dual goals of eradicating hunger and making agriculture sustainable.
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    The politics of agricultural carbon finance: the case of the Kenya Agricultural Carbon Project

    STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2012
    In the context of major scientific and policy concern with the causes and implications of climate change, various actors are now keen to demonstrate how agricultural carbon finance can help achieve multiple benefits or ‘triple wins’ for sub-Saharan African agriculture.
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    Impacts of climate change on the agricultural and aquatic systems and natural resources within CGIAR's mandate

    Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2012
    This working paper describes the likely impacts of climate change on the commodities and natural resources that comprise the mandate of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and its centres.
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    Mitigation finance

    Overseas Development Institute, 2012
    This paper considers what 'counts' as climate change mitigation finance, with reference to the concept of additionality, by reviewing a range of activities that can reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the five sectors that account for the largest share of global GHG accumulation: energy, transport, industry, agriculture and water.
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    Climate-friendly agriculture and the clean development mechanism: an assessment of future prospects for agriculture and land use change in Latin America

    Land Deal Politics Initiative, 2012
    Market solutions based on the trade of carbon offset credits remain a dominant feature in international climate change negotiations. This paper undertakes a preliminary assessment of potential of climate change mitigation projects by evaluating Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects related to agriculture and land use change in Latin America.
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    Climate change and agriculture: can market governance mechanisms reduce emissions from the food system fairly and effectively?

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2012
    Agriculture accounts for 30 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions. How agriculture is practised, therefore, has significant potential for mitigating climate change, providing food security and improving the livelihoods of food producers worldwide.