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

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    Cutting cotton carbon emissions: findings from Warangal, India

    World Wildlife Fund, India, 2013
    WWF-India is working with farmers in Warangal district of India to promote better management practices (BMPs) in cotton so as to reduce the environmental impact associated with the overuse of inputs and resources. This paper examines a pilot project to estimate the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of cotton production systems, comparing traditionally grown cotton with BMP cotton.
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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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    Laying the foundations for climate resilient development: voices from Africa

    Africa Adaptation Programme, 2013
    This Africa Adaptation Programme (AAP) report details the achievements and lessons learned, as told by those who implemented it. It features interviews with representatives from almost every AAP country and seeks to chronicle the successes of the Programme by giving a voice to the people on the ground who made it happen.
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    Climate Change, growth, and Poverty in Ethiopia

    Climate change is now a global phenomenon with growth, poverty, food security, and stability implications. Because of significant dependence on the agricultural sector for production, employment, and export revenues, Ethiopia is seriously threatened by climate change, which contributes to frequent drought, flooding, and rising average temperatures.
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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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    Tenure of indigenous peoples territories and REDD+ as a forestry management incentive: the case of Mesoamerican countries

    The UN-REDD Programme and Forest Carbon Partnership Facility, 2012
    Programmes to reduce emissions from deforestation and ecosystem degradation, including REDD+ and Payment for Environmental Services (PES), could represent an opportunity to strengthen processes of conservation, sustainable usage and poverty reduction in the Mesoamerican region, particularly in indigenous territories and communities.
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    Protecting carbon to destroy forests: land enclosures and REDD+

    Transnational Institute, 2013
    This paper argues that REDD+ will not stop forest destruction developing countries and the underlying causes of deforestation remain untouched. The paper suggests that because REDD+ is embedded in the logic that environmental destruction in one location can be ‘compensated’ in another, it acts to reinforce the underlying drivers of deforestation and climate change.
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    National integrated mitigation planning in agriculture: a review paper

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2013
    This review of national greenhouse gas mitigation planning in the agriculture sector has two objectives: to provide national policymakers and others in the agriculture sector with an overview of national mitigation planning processes and aid then in identifying the relevance of these processes for promoting agricultural development; and to provide policymakers and advisors involved in low-emission
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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.