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On the road to "climate-smart agriculture"

Bringing soils into the carbon market?

A roadmap to “climate-smart agriculture” (see references) was designed for agriculture ministries of both developed and developing countries who met at the Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (The Hague 31 October to 5 November 2010). The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is thus preparing the ground for a UNFCCC decision to move towards including soils in the carbon markets, reports Susanne Gura.

 

FAO has been pivotal over the past two years to send policymakers down the road to climate-smart agriculture, where farmers make money by sinking CO2 in their soils which therefore should be included in carbon markets. With this policy, FAO helps the North to evade from reducing emissions. The burden of mitigation is shifted onto developing countries. The carbon market risk is added to the risk of climate change ...


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