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

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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.
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    The scope for reducing emissions from forestry and agriculture in the Brazilian Amazon

    Center for International Forestry Research, 2012
    This paper assesses the prospects of mitigating climate change through emission reductions from forestry and agriculture in the Brazilian Amazon.
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    Developing a climate-smart agriculture strategy at the country level: lessons from recent experience

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2012
    This paper presents recent experiences of country level implementation of climate smart agriculture (CSA) to identify some key lessons to incorporate into ongoing CSA activities in developing countries.
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    Reefs at risk revisited in the Coral Triangle

    World Resources Institute, Washington DC, 2012
    This report analyses the threats to coral reefs of the Coral Triangle, including overfishing and destructive fishing, coastal development, pollution from land and sea, and climate change related threats such as ocean warming and acidification.
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    Technologies for climate change mitigation: agriculture sector

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2012
    This guidebook by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) project describes crop and livestock management technologies and practices that contribute to climate change mitigation while improving crop productivity and reducing reliance on synthetic fertilizers.
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    Future perfect

    Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2012
    This United Nations flagship publication launched at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012 aims to raise awareness on sustainability and green growth. The objective is to show renewed political commitment for sustainable development, while assessing progress to date.
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    Global Transition 2012: challenge papers

    Global Transition 2012, 2012
    These eleven challenge papers by the Global Transition 2012 initiative aim to provide a clear perspective on the priority areas for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20. Topics discussed in the papers include the green economy, global inequality, the blue economy and green jobs and skills. The first paper in the series focuses on the green economy.