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Land Use: Agriculture, Livestock & Forestry 2014

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Mar 9, 2014 08:00 EDT - Jul 20, 2014 11:59 EDT
Semi-Finalist selection
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Jul 21, 2014 12:00 EDT - Aug 5, 2014 08:00 EDT
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Aug 5, 2014 08:01 EDT - Aug 16, 2014 11:59 EDT
Finalist selection
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Aug 16, 2014 08:00 EDT - Sep 3, 2014 12:59 EDT
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Sep 3, 2014 12:00 EDT - Oct 2, 2014 12:00 EDT
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Oct 2, 2014 12:01 EDT
How can we scale-up sustainable landscape management to reduce GHG emissions while ensuring food, water, and energy security?

At present, agriculture, livestock and deforestation are responsible for 20-30% of global emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) which contribute to global warming. Opportunities exist, however, for land uses to be capable of reducing or sequestering significant amounts of carbon from the atmosphere, as well as create more productive and resilient landscapes that increase food security, water availability and energy supply, and support growing incomes. This contest seeks proposals on sustainable best management practices that can be rapidly implemented and brought to scale in order to address the challenges of climate change. Click here for contest details

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9 Proposals
Aug 15, 2014
Anyone
Come help us transform illegal charcoal makers into solar powered park rangers in the Virunga National Park in the DR Congo.
Aug 13, 2014
Team only
Fighting Climate Change and Wildlife Extinction With One Of The Largest BIO Carbon Capture Projects In The World.
Aug 16, 2014
Team only
Treesolution planted with revolutionary Groasis Tech helps solve food/climate problem thru planting 2 B ha manmade deserts with fruit trees
Aug 16, 2014
Anyone
Highly efficient bacterial carbon sequestration with the equivalent of 360 trees in just one bioreactor.
Aug 16, 2014
Team only
Reforestation as convergence of climate change mitigation and adaptation with socioeconomic well-being and ecological restoration.
Jul 17, 2014
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Use micro-credit incentives for rural farmers to adopt sustainable agricultural methods to mitigate climate change and environmental damage.
Aug 16, 2014
Team only
Red Tree Program: developing sustainable communities by growing productive ecosystems that deliver NTFPs and support carbon markets/SRIs
Jul 20, 2014
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Global 4C advocates a new source of global finance that can reward the bio-sequestration of carbon and the protection of biodiversity.
Aug 16, 2014
Team only
Deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon? Time for a change, time for productive conservation with analog forestry!