Carbon Farming – Basics

Carbon farming refers to sequestering and storing carbon and/or reducing greenhouse gas emissions at farm level. Carbon trading is a way to incentivize such projects through different payment methods and business models. It can deliver co-benefits to farmers and society, but also carries risks to be managed. In this course, we shall try and look at

  • Opportunities and constraints for carbon farming
  • Critical analysis for scaling up carbon farming that delivers robust climate mitigation