News

UNFCCC Secretariat Releases Workshop Report on Opportunities and Challenges for Mitigation in the Agricultural Sector

© UNFCCC7 April 2009: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the workshop report on opportunities and challenges for mitigation in the agricultural sector (FCCC/AWGLCA/2009/CRP.2), which was held in Bonn, Germany, on 4 April 2009, during the fifth session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention (AWG-LCA).

The workshop allowed for an exchange of views after presentations and discussions focused on enhancing understanding, opportunities and challenges for mitigation in the agricultural sector, and on cooperative actions in this sector. Issues addressed included: global mitigation potential and costs; policies and measures and other mitigation practices aimed at reducing emissions from livestock; manure management and crops and soils; and related development and transfer of technologies, and innovative financing. [The report]