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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
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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
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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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24 Proposals
Aug 16, 2014
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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.
Jul 24, 2014
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The climate mainstream has ignored soil sinks, which can reverse global warming via photosynthesis. Time to build soils, full speed ahead!
Aug 16, 2014
Anyone
Highly efficient carbon sequestration for both urban and rural implementation.
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 15, 2014
Anyone
Help transform illegal charcoal makers into solar powered park rangers in the Virunga National Park in the DR Congo.
Aug 16, 2014
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Aug 13, 2014
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Aug 16, 2014
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Jul 19, 2014
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Land use , forest are small parts of this proposal . Prove using forest policy is wrong by data . Prove environmental law is wrong by data
Jun 8, 2014
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Avail the hightech software to the lowest tech farmers. It's free to use as long as they farm within an ecologically sustainable limit.
Jun 21, 2014
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Saving fossil fuel,agricultural produce and energy by utilizing molten salt solar agriculture crops dryer.
Jun 9, 2014
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Farmers uses agroforestry technologies to create more diverse, productive, profitable, healthy, and sustainable land-use systems.
Apr 25, 2014
Anyone
I want to propose a bio-genetic approach to help nature using available tools.
Jun 7, 2014
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My goal was to design platforms that would allow plants to do what they do best.
Aug 16, 2014
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The Treesolution planted with Groasis Technology helps solve the food/climate problem thru planting 2 B ha manmade deserts with fruit trees
Jul 20, 2014
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#LandUse #ARS #VegetationCoverage #GHGEmissionReductions #TraverseApp More vegetation coverage means less Green House Gas (GHG) emissions
Jul 20, 2014
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Ocean-healing seaweed farming is an example of “Earthuse”: integrated land & sea management ensuring food, water, and energy security.
Jun 6, 2014
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To create revenue for public spaces, the creation of a national brand of products specifically produced by state and national parks.
Aug 7, 2014
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Ecological & Economic KEYS to GHG balance, quick scale productivity, resiliency, food security, water availability, energy supply and income
Jul 19, 2014
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The oceanic gyres are largely lifeless regions of vast scale and they offer an abundant/renewable supply of raw nutrients and energy.
Jun 6, 2014
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Reduce landscaping costs by maintaining an inhospitable environment.
Jun 6, 2014
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Mammals lost the alpha-galactosidase ability to digest legume sugars. Perhaps a mumps-like virus could put this enzyme into livestock saliva
Jul 20, 2014
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A mission named “GHG mitigating mission-2025” aims to mitigate 23MtCO2eq from agriculture, livestock and forestry sector within 2025.