Challenges and Opportunities for Agriculture and Forestry at COP 23

By Stefan Jungcurt
International Institute for Sustainable Development
November 8, 2017
Category: Carbon, Climate & Bioenergy
Region: International

The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Secretariat… provides a comprehensive overview of the Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) issue under the Paris Agreement on climate change. The article outlines linkages between AFOLU, the sustainable development goals and climate change. …The release then outlines the potential for beneficial change in the AFOLU sector under the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda, including through: mitigating GHG emissions by reducing deforestation and forest degradation and investing in sustainable agriculture; building resilience through adaptation strategies; investing in inclusive and productive agricultural development; and managing resources more sustainably.

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