Potential big wins in agriculture for climate change through landscape restoration

This blog was originally published by CIAT and is based on a discussion forum of the Global Landscapes Forum 2016, held on the sidelines of the UN Climate talks, COP22.

image-2-trees-on-farms-300x188Four solutions lie in how we farm our food and treat our landscapes: this session aims to throw light on some of the tools that can tackle climate change head-on.

During this session, we called on the audience at the Global Landscape Forum, an event at the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Morocco from November 7th-18th* to consider these Four solutions lie in how we farm our food and treat our landscapes: this session aims to throw light on some of the tools that can tackle climate change head-on.

During this session, we called on the audience at the Global Landscape Forum, an event at the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Morocco from November 7th-18th to consider these:

Big win 1: Trees on agricultural land could sink four times more carbon

Big win 2: Carbon can be absorbed back into the soil

Big win 3: Protecting Wetland and Peatland ecosystems

Big win 4: Improving grasslands

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