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"FAO is concerned with the effect of agriculture on climate change, the impact of climate change on agriculture and with the role that agriculture can play in mitigating climate change. However, improved agricultural practices can help mitigate climate change by reducing emissions from agriculture and other sources and by storing carbon in plant biomass and soils."   

Food and Agriculture Organization

W2.1'24

Unlocking Agricultural Solutions

02nd may 2024

Our Speakers:

 

Alan Matthews is Professor Emeritus of European Agricultural Policy at the University of Dublin Trinity College, Ireland.

Assunção Cristas, partner at VdA and Professor at Nova School of Law, focusing on the translation to Portuguese law of carbon credits markets. 

Lin Bautze is part of Department of Soil Sciences at FiBL Switzerland.

Complementary material

 

Carbon farming: Are soil carbon certificates a suitable tool for climate change mitigation? | DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.117142

Agricultural emissions: a case of limited potential or limited ambition? | Link

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W2.2'24

Innovations Towards Net-Zero

09th may 2024

Our Speakers:

 

Ryan McGuire is Research Fellow at School of Biological Sciences, Queen's University Belfast.

Shannon McLaughlin currently working as a researcher at the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS).

Alfred Grand is an organic farmer, and entrepreneur from Austria.

Complementary material

 

Modelling climate change impacts on livestock production  | Link

Changing Climate, Changing Food Consumption? Impact of Weather Shocks on Nutrition in Malawi | DOI: 10.1080/00220388.2023.2244634

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W2.3'24

Europe's Carbon Farming Journey

16th may 2024

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Our Speakers:

 

Henrique Cerqueira is currently developing their PhD project at CICS.NOVA and teaching Environment and Global Change at FCSH.UNL.


Andrew Voysey is chief Impact Officer at Soil Capital - accelerating regenerative agriculture and global net zero.

Mathieu Mal from EEB - an advocate organization for environmentally friendly and socially just EU policies. Mathiew will focus on action about the climate.

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