Tag Archives: Mitigation

Operationalizing Targets of the Government of Vietnam’s Policy Agenda for Agricultural Mitigation: Roadmap, Implementation, Institutions and Costs

Vietnam’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are relatively low in the global context, but they are growing rapidly and will likely triple by 2030 unless significant mitigation options are undertaken.  With over 60 percent of the population in Vietnam active in … Continue reading

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New Project Note: Crop Mitigation Potential for Key Food Crops in Vietnam

Vietnam remains a country heavily grounded in agriculture. In 2010, approximately 63% of the working population was active in agriculture. By 2020, the share is expected to still be 59%. The rural areas also harbor the majority of Vietnam’s poor … Continue reading

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Controversies Over Climate-Smart Agriculture

Climate-smart agriculture is receiving more attention than ever now that agriculture is on the table at global climate talks (see previous blog post). But critics from all over the climate change arena question climate-smart agriculture’s ability to be the three-point solution for … Continue reading

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Recent IFPRI Policy Note Offers Lessons from Kenya

A recent IFPRI policy note, Agricultural Land Management: Capturing Synergies Among Climate Change Adaptation, Greenhouse Gas Mitigation & Agricultural Productivity, identifies win-win-win strategies among agriculture adaptation, mitigation, and profitability that are applicable to the IFAD-IFPRI case study countries Ghana, Morocco, and Mozambique. … Continue reading

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IFAD-IFPRI Featured in Nong Nghiep Viet Nam

The agriculture-focused Vietnamese newspaper, Nong Nghiep Viet Nam, featured an article about the efforts of one of the IFAD-IFPRI Partnership’s Vietnamese partner, The Center for Agrarian Systems Research and Development (CASRAD). Read the article in Vietnamese here or read the English summary … Continue reading

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