Posted on 05 December 2010 by admin
Farmers have a role to play in reducing emissions. Credit: Kristin Palitza/IPS
By Mantoe Phakathi*
CANCĂN, Dec 5, 2010, (IPS/TerraViva) – Global agriculture contributes in the region of 17 percent to the greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change, but according to the World Bank, climate smart agriculture techniques can both reduce emissions and meet the challenge of producing enough food for a growing world population. Continue Reading
Posted on 22 November 2010 by admin
Farmers are rapidly reforesting the Humbo plateau, thanks to carbon finance. Credit: WorldVision.
By Omer Redi*
ADDIS ABABA, Nov 22, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – It has been decades since the people of the Humbo Woreda have been self-sufficient in food. A Clean Development Mechanism project – Ethiopia’s first – is restoring the environment and sustaining livelihoods along with it. Continue Reading