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Land Use: Agriculture, Forestry, Livestock 2015

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Mar 6, 2015 08:00 EST - Jun 14, 2015 12:00 EDT
Semi-Finalist selection
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Jun 14, 2015 12:00 EDT - Jul 1, 2015 12:00 EDT
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Jul 1, 2015 12:00 EDT - Jul 15, 2015 12:00 EDT
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Jul 15, 2015 12:00 EDT - Aug 3, 2015 12:00 EDT
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Aug 3, 2015 12:00 EDT - Sep 13, 2015 12:00 EDT
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Sep 13, 2015 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 global emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs). 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 land management practices that can be rapidly implemented and brought to scale, in order to significantly address the challenges of climate and global change.

8 Proposals
Oct 22, 2015
Come help us transform illegal charcoal makers into solar powered park rangers in the Virunga National Park in the DR Congo.
Oct 22, 2015
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An online platform will be further developed to facilitate private investment into sustainable forestry.
Oct 22, 2015
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A policy mix of fiscal instruments and certificates aiming at greater legality sustainability of timber production in developing countries.
Jul 20, 2015
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Using green economic growth to create scalable, replicable financial incentives for the sustainable management of forest landscapes.
Jul 14, 2015
Bamboo grows in most soils, environments, climate with minimal tillage, input, care and naturally purifies the air we breath.
Jul 13, 2015
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Via numerous extremely efficient urban farms, community members gain access to local fresh food while reducing their carbon footprint.
Jul 7, 2015
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Improving sustainable productivity in farming systems and evergreen agriculture in Rombo District-Tanzania.
Mar 6, 2015
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On 2012, the Vorniceni Village Council, Moldova, approved a decision for the purpose of arranging of a square.