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    Gender, livestock and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Costa Rica

    Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016
    Costa Rica is developing a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) that will provide climate finance for best livestock management practices that generate climate change mitigation benefits.
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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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    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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    Addressing financing for agriculture: ensuring a triple dividend for smallholders

    International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2012
    The agricultural sector plays a critical role in food security, poverty reduction and economic growth, especially in developing countries, where agriculture is fundamental to sustainable development.
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    Institutional innovations in African smallholder carbon projects

    Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2012
    According to this report, climate funds for reducing greenhouse gas emissions can benefit small farmers and help achieve development objectives. In the detailed study of six African agricultural carbon projects, researchers found that communities are benefiting from a range of activities related to planting and managing trees on farms.
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    Farming’s climate smart future: placing agriculture at the heart of climate-change policy

    Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2011
    This paper places agriculture at the heart of climate change policy stating that climate change is already changing the face of farming. Increases in temperature, changing patterns of rainfall, more extreme droughts and floods, and the shifting distribution of pests and diseases can all be attributed in part to the increase in emissions of greenhouse gases resulting from human activities.

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