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December 7, 2023   •   News

We are excited to announce that 40 PhD candidates from low- and middle-income countries will receive scholarships in Round 6 of the Climate, Food and Farming – Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Development Scholarships programme (CLIFF-GRADS). Along with the 40 students above, 4 awardees from previous rounds–who have been reallocated to new projects–will also start their research stays.

The 44 Round 6 CLIFF-GRADS fellows come from 19 countries from Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Pacific. During 2024, each fellow will undertake applied research on quantifying and mitigating agriculture greenhouse gas emissions at 29 institutes in a total of 21 countries.

The full list of awardees, their research projects and the host institutes where the fellows will be based during their research stays can be found here.

December 6, 2023   •   News

Dr. Harry Clark, the GRA’s Special Representative and Ms. Cheryl Jeffers, Director of the Caribbean Cooperative Measurement Reporting & Verification Hub (MRV Hub) met recently at COP 28. They discussed options to assist Caribbean countries to increase their capacity in agricultural greenhouse gas measurement reporting and verification and establish a regional greenhouse gas inventory community of practice. The proposal would be implemented in partnership with the GRA through the MRV Hub’s recently established Agriculture Work Crew.

December 1, 2023   •   News

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol provides standards, guidance, tools and training for business and government to measure and manage climate-warming emissions. They are looking for experts to apply to serve in their personal capacities on the GHG Protocol’s new governance mechanisms (applications close 15 January 2024). The available positions are the following:

  • 13 highly experienced and trusted leaders in the global climate solutions ecosystem are being sought for the Steering Committee, the primary governing body of the GHG Protocol with the mandate of providing strategic guidance on the goals and direction of the GHG Protocol
  • 12-18 leading global experts in GHG emissions accounting and reporting are being sought for the Independent Standards Board, the decision-making body with the mandate of reviewing and approving GHG Protocol standards, guidance, and other normative documentation.

This governance restructuring is part of GHG Protocol’s overall strategy refresh. providing a more formalized governance process and increased transparency and speed of standards development. 

For more information visit the GHG Protocol website HERE.

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