April 15, 2019   •   News

The first issue of the Croplands Research Group (CRG) newsletter is now available!

In this edition you can read about:

  • The “4 per 1000” initiative: soils for food security and climate.
  • Brazil agenda on sustainable intensification.
  • Silvopastoral systems as climate smart agricultural practice in Argentina
  • Climate change projects: AFINET project and the SheepToShip LIFE project.
  • Interesting events, including upcoming conferences, workshops, and much more.

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December 19, 2018   •   News

The latest issue of the Livestock Research Group (LRG) newsletter is available.

In this edition, you can read about:

  • The farewell from Martin Scholten and introduction of the new LRG co-chair – Dr Sinéad Waters
  • The upcoming 7th International Greenhouse Gas and Animal Agriculture (GGAA) conference and the 10th meeting of the Livestock Research Group
  • New tools for measuring, reporting and verifying livestock greenhouse gas emissions and mitigation
  • LRG support to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
  • LRG involvement in a regional engagement workshop on ‘Low Emissions Livestock: Supporting Policy Making and Implementation through Science in East Africa’
  • Highlights from the GRA Council Meeting and updates from the LRG’s networks

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July 31, 2018   •   News

This edition includes information on ways the #StepUp2018 campaign can help increase climate ambition in order to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius in 2100.

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July 19, 2018   •   News

The June 2018 newsletter of our Partner, the Climate & Clean Air Coalition (CCCA), is now available. This edition includes an update on the 2018 World Environment Day in India.

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July 12, 2018   •   News

The Global Open Data for Agriculture & Nutrition (GODAN) has released its June 2018 newsletter.

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You can also view their ‘open climate’ video about paddy rice farming in Colombia, where the rice producer federation Fedearroz is using data sets measuring climate, yields and farming practices to help farmers in the country.

July 2, 2018   •   News

The latest issue of the Livestock Research Group (LRG) newsletter is available.

In this edition, you can read about:

  • Significant LRG research outputs, including a publication in Nature
  • An update on new LRG projects and other outcomes from the recent LRG meeting in Viet Nam (14-17 May)
  • How the LRG can help support the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • An LRG partner’s views on a possible global target for agricultural greenhouse gas emissions

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June 19, 2018   •   News

The May 2018 newsletter of our Partner, the Climate & Clean Air Coalition (CCCA), is now available.

Included in this issue is a briefing on methane, with some focus on the agricultural sector.

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June 12, 2018   •   News

The latest newsletter from our Partner GODAN is now available. Included in this issue is information about a white paper on Digital and data-driven agriculture opportunities for smallholders, and the results of an analysis of five agriculture programmes regarding donor open data policy and practice.

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May 15, 2018   •   News

Our partner, the Climate & Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), has released its April 2018 newsletter. This edition includes information on their 2018 Award for an individual or group’s exceptional contribution to reducing short-lived climate pollutants, including in the area of agriculture.

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Climate and Clean Air Awards

Entries and nominations are for projects, programs and policies that demonstrate:

  • Innovation in reducing short-lived climate pollutants
  • Sharing and scaling up activities
  • Measurable results with multiple benefits
  • Awareness raising about the pollutants and their impacts

To submit an entry, nominate a group or individual, or learn more about the awards program, visit the website.

Entries will be accepted until Monday, 4 June 2018. Winners announced this September.

If you have any questions you can contact the Climate & Clean Air Coalition Secretariat at [email protected] or at (+33) 1 44 37 14 73.

Submit an entry