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Land Use: Agriculture, Forestry, Livestock 2016

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Jan 15, 2016 08:00 EST - May 23, 2016 08:00 EDT
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May 23, 2016 08:00 EDT - Jun 7, 2016 12:00 EDT
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Jun 7, 2016 12:00 EDT - Jun 16, 2016 12:00 EDT
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Jun 16, 2016 12:00 EDT - Jul 5, 2016 12:00 EDT
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Jul 5, 2016 12:00 EDT - Aug 1, 2016 12:00 EDT
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Aug 1, 2016 12:00 EDT
How can we scale-up sustainable landscape management to significantly reduce GHG emissions while ensuring food, water, and energy security?

At present, agriculture, livestock and deforestation are responsible for 20-30% of net anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Opportunities exist, however, for improved land use to reduce and/or sequester significant amounts of GHGs from the atmosphere while creating more resilient landscapes that increase food security, water availability, energy supply, and human well-being. This contest seeks proposals for sustainable land management that can be rapidly implemented and brought to scale. Proposals that explicitly address national (e.g. Intended Nationally Determined Contributions or National Adaptation Plans) and/or sub-national (e.g. Rio Branco Declaration) strategies to address the challenges of climate change, and that are aimed at helping countries, states, and communities implement those strategies are encouraged.   

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60 Proposals
Aug 10, 2016
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Jun 15, 2016
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Jun 15, 2016
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Jun 15, 2016
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Collect fruit seeds with students help, grow fruit trees everywhere, distribute fruits free, request to save seeds & use next year
Jun 15, 2016
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Blue carbon ecosystems are complex ecosystems requiring a complex and sustainable restoration strategy, undertaken at the landscape level.
Jun 15, 2016
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Soil&Co empowers farmers and consumers to reverse climate change by providing access to more sustainable practices of farming and consuming
Jun 15, 2016
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Jun 15, 2016
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Growing forests is the most effective nature based carbon capture and storage solution available and mitigates land use emissions.
Jun 15, 2016
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Jun 15, 2016
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Jun 15, 2016
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Transforming barren land to provide food security to small tribal landholders; raw materials to industries while sequestering carbon
Jun 14, 2016
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Jun 14, 2016
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Jun 14, 2016
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Leveraging interconnectedness between community development, access to modern energy services and forest conservation in India
Jun 13, 2016
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"discurso" mensaje que transmita la idea/proposito del proyecto
Jun 11, 2016
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A system of land use in which harvestable trees or shrubs are grown among or around crops or on pastureland, as a means of preserving or enhancing the productivity of the land
Jun 10, 2016
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Combining eco-farming methods with ancient varieties, farmers can reduce CH4 emissions & water use, improve yields & preserve biodiversity.
Jun 10, 2016
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By optimization through monitored agriculture we can raise yield, reduce pollution & GHGs, boost savings and conserve energy & labour.
May 24, 2016
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May 23, 2016
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Natural herbicides, climate eco-labeling, urban gardening initiatives, education programs, and CAFO restrictions can combat climate change.
May 23, 2016
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May 23, 2016
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Every piece of land is in use either converted from forest into multi-uses.Boundaries tree corridor can raise farm forest vs climate change
May 23, 2016
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Disentangling the emission myth in Developing Countries: Rural communities and Open Source Ecosystems for GHG Emission Reduction
May 23, 2016
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Ecological / Economic KEYS to GHG balance, quick scale productivity, resilience, food security, water availability, energy supply and income
May 23, 2016
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Urgent need to save our environment by reducing harmful pests with no pesticides but just biologically and physically by diodes.
May 22, 2016
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How can we use human centered design thinking to create energy security and bridge community between Rwandan farmers?
May 22, 2016
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Social ecological systems approach to landscape planning: identify eco-services, action to enhance their functionality and meet the SDGs.
May 22, 2016
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NTFPs may provide bases to adapt climate change in midhills of Nepal.
May 21, 2016
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Concerted efforts are necessary to sustain mangrove ecosystem functions and benefits to climate change impacts (sea level rise).
May 20, 2016
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Project aims to rehabilitate ecological infrastructure of the Baynespruit stream to improve water quality,agricultural lands,food security
May 19, 2016
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Pilot study on the effectiveness of biochar based soil in improving the lifespan and health of urban trees and their carbon sequestration.
May 18, 2016
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its all about the data: GPS the logging, Satellite imagery of forests, Government reports of the actors, and math to put it all together.
May 17, 2016
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Sustainable Solutions to improving access to clean energy, safe drinking water & adequate food while reducing GHG emissions in communities
May 17, 2016
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Increase the number of years of harvest in a slash and burned parcel by promoting rotation and native trees planting as fallow's enrichment
May 16, 2016
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By converting to agroforestry, farmers could reap major economic, social and environmental benefits.
May 13, 2016
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May 12, 2016
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Private Investors Can Contribute to GHG Emission Reduction through Rehabilitating Degraded lands While Making Profit.
May 7, 2016
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Climate Change Impacts on Natural Springs, Livelihoods and Adaptation Options
May 7, 2016
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Climate Change Impacts on Natural Springs, Livelihoods and Adaptation Options
May 2, 2016
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Creating policy to incentivize alternatives in agriculutre industry, specifically, vertical farming.
Apr 28, 2016
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Maintaining healthy ecosystems is a crucial step for sustainable development, mitigation and adaptation to global climate change.
Apr 28, 2016
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Plants have their lifecycle. They influence weather on the planet. Create software which tells farmers what action to perform at their field
Apr 27, 2016
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My idea joins social equality, GHG reduction, energy, water and food security and reduced deforestation.
Apr 27, 2016
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My idea joins social equality, GHG reduction, energy, water and food security and reduced deforestation.
Apr 25, 2016
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Reduce deforestation and land degradation and improving food security and rural livelihoods through community based projects for the long term to mitigate climate change.
Apr 23, 2016
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Plant-based diets can stop climate chaos! Even if the world went fossil free, increasing animal consumption will continue global warming.
Apr 23, 2016
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CSA a way to achieve short-and-long-term agricultural development priorities in the face of climate change.
Apr 23, 2016
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Action plan preparation for conserving land degradation, management of water resources and improving agriculture productivity using GIS
Apr 14, 2016
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The NEMA, 2012 report revealed that at with a rate of deforestation at 13%, Uganda will not be having trees by 2050 if no intervention.
Apr 14, 2016
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Sandy Deserts treated with Liquid NanoClay (LNC), retains water and fertilizer, resulting in the same yield as in good USA farm soil.
Apr 13, 2016
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Integrated Watershed Management to be implemented at local level is the best option for climate smart catchment management
Apr 12, 2016
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Convert the Methane From Farm Waste To Electricity via 100% Emission Free, Bloom Energy Fuel Cells
Apr 8, 2016
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Apr 5, 2016
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Vetiver sequesters high quanities of CO2 and the same time provides economic returns to farmers; advantage for environment and livelihoods.
Mar 21, 2016
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Levels of carbon CO2 & Cxyz in air drive climate change/heating/chaos & need 100% Renewable Energy+AbsorptiveWatersheds/Tools lower C levels
Mar 5, 2016
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Bamboo grows well on slopes, degraded areas, reclaimed lands, riversides and other marginal lands that cannot otherwise be used for farming.
Feb 29, 2016
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Landscape harvesting of water is the solution for water shortage in Kenya and Horn of Africa.
Feb 29, 2016
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Shallow flooding and optimal N applications could lead to 34.3% reduction of GHG emissions (CH4, N2O, and CO2) on a national scale.
Feb 29, 2016
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More bees increases pollination, increases crop yields, safeguard's 35% of the World's foods plus increses absorbtion of C02.
Feb 22, 2016
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If all nations printed extra money for the World Bank to address climate change, it could create investment opportunity for our environment.