‘Climate smart farming with forestry’ takes centre stage in joint push into world climate conference in Egypt

The Australian Forest Products Association
October 24, 2022
Category: Carbon, Climate & Bioenergy
Region: International

Australian farming and forestry are joining forces ahead of November’s UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP 27) to promote ‘climate smart farming with forestry’ as a major solution to help Australia meet more ambitious climate targets, contribute to global food security and grow timber for our homes and farms. The National Farmers Federation (NFF) and Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) will promote the synergies that can be achieved from farming and forestry. NFF’s Tony Mahar said… “There are many actions our farmers are already taking, and adding trees – at the right scale and location – to primary farm enterprises can be a climate solution that ticks many boxes. When done properly it can help Australia achieve its emissions reduction targets, complement traditional farming enterprises with financial, biodiversity and stock shelter gains, and help solve Australia’s timber supply crisis.

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