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Climate change mitigation potential of agricultural practices supported by IFAD investments: an ex ante analysis.

Published online: 03 Apr 2019

Authors: Richards, M. & Arslan, A. & Cavatassi, R. & Rosenstock, T.

Content type: Bulletin

International discussions on climate change increasingly recognize the importance of agriculture in adaptation and mitigation efforts. Adaptation has ...

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Mapping an urban ecosystem service: quantifying above-ground carbon storage at a city-wide scale.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Davies, Z. G. & Edmondson, J. L. & Heinemeyer, A. & Leake, J. R. & Gaston, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite urbanization being a major driver of land-use change globally, there have been few attempts to quantify and map ecosystem service provision at...

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The potential contribution of terrestrial nature-based solutions to a national 'net zero' climate target.

Published online: 24 Dec 2021

Authors: Bradfer-Lawrence, T. & Finch, T. & Bradbury, R. B. & Buchanan, G. M. & Midgley, A. & Field, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many national governments have incorporated nature-based solutions (NbS) in their plans to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions. However, uncertainties...

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Land-based investment and green development in Indonesia: lessons from Berau district, East Kalimantan.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Casson, A. & Muliastra, Y. I. K. D. & Obidzinski, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Growing global concern about the environmental costs of economic development resulting from natural resource extraction has sparked interest in a new ...

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Carbon market incentives to conserve, restore and enhance soil carbon.

Published online: 19 Dec 2018

Authors: Unger, M. von & Emmer, I.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report focuses on carbon finance opportunities for enhancing soil organic carbon stocks across the globe and moving towards low-carbon, sustainab...

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Science to support climate-smart agricultural development: concepts and results from the MICCA pilot projects in East Africa.

Published online: 04 May 2016

Authors: Rosenstock, T. S. & Mpanda, M. & Kimaro, A. & Luedeling, E. & Kuyah, S. & Anyekulu, E. & Freeman, O. E. & Thiong'o, M. & Abwanda, S. & Mutuo, P. & Mativo, J. & Shaba, S. & Kirui, J. & Franzel, S. & Neufeldt, H. & Shepherd, K. & Neely, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document reports on the concepts driving the scientific activities of FAO's Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture Programme's pilot project...

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Analyzing multilevel governance in Indonesia: lessons for REDD+ from the study of landuse change in Central and West Kalimantan.

Published online: 08 Feb 2017

Authors: Myers, R. & Sanders, A. J. P. & Larson, A. M. & Prasti H., R. D. & Ashwin Ravikumar

Content type: Bulletin

Who makes land use decisions, how are decisions made, and who influences whom, how and why? This working paper is part of a series based on research s...

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Riparian buffers in tropical agriculture: scientific support, effectiveness and directions for policy.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Luke, S. H. & Slade, E. M. & Gray, C. L. & Annammala, K. V. & Drewer, J. & Williamson, J. & Agama, A. L. & Ationg, M. & Mitchell, S. L. & Vairappan, C. S. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a weak evidence base supporting the effective management of riparian ecosystems within tropical agriculture. Policies to protect riparian buf...

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Nitrogen: the essential public enemy.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Dalton, H. & Brand-Hardy, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In this paper, we discuss the impacts in the UK and give examples of the steps that are being taken by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural ...

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What are the barriers to adopting carbon farming practices?

Published online: 04 Mar 2015

Authors: Kragt, M. E. & Blackmore, L. & Capon, T. & Robinson, C. J. & Torabi, N. & Wilson, K. A.

Content type: Bulletin

In many environmental and conservation policy contexts, gaps are observed between policy objectives and implementation outcomes. Carbon farming polici...

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