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Agriculture and Climate Change

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has released a new set of briefs on the multitude of interconnections between agriculture and global warming, providing  specific recommendations on mitigation and adaptation. They can be downloaded from IFPRI. Titles include:

  • Agricultural Science and Technology Needs for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
  • Reducing Methane Emissions from Irrigated Rice
  • Direct and Indirect Mitigation Through Tree and Soil Management
  • The Potential for Soil Carbon Sequestration
  • Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Livestock Systems
  • The Role of Nutrient Management in Mitigation
  • Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification Methodologies for Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Use
  • Synergies Among Mitigation, Adaptation, and Sustainable Development
  • The Importance of Property Rights in Climate Change Mitigation
  • The Important Role of Extension Systems
  • Adaptation to Climate Change: Household Impacts and Institutional Responses
  • The Constructive Role of International Trade

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is one of several international research centers supported by the
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).
“2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture, and the Environment” is an initiative of IFPRI to develop a shared vision and consensus for action on how to meet future world food needs while reducing poverty and protecting the environment.

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