Enabling food security by verifying agricultural carbon

H. Kahiluoto*, P. Smith, D. Moran, J. E. Olesen

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Abstract

Rewarding smallholders for sequestering carbon in agricultural land can improve food security while mitigating climate change. Verification of carbon offsets in food-insecure regions is possible and achievable through rigorously controlled monitoring
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)309-311
Number of pages3
JournalNature Climate Change
Volume4
Issue number5
Early online date25 Apr 2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2014

Keywords

  • soil organic-matter
  • climate-change
  • mitigation
  • sequestration
  • adaptation
  • management
  • impacts

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