New Africa AFOLU Community of Practice Launched
The new Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) Community of Practice in Africa was launched in April 2018. It focuses on facilitating peer-to-peer exchange, providing training and technical assistance and sharing best practices on:
- Agroforestry action as a driver of socioeconomic development and emission reduction
- Linking agricultural production with small-scale energy sources to enable socio-economic development and emission reductions
- Analytical approaches to assess greenhouse gas emissions and socioeconomic development impact of actions across the energy and agriculture sector through integrating models and translating approaches into policies and actions.
Participating countries to date:Cameroon, Cote D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, and Zambia
- Introduction to the Africa Agriculture, Forestry and other Land Use (AFOLU) Working Group
- Welcome to the AFOLU Community of Practice
- Resources for estimating AFOLU emissions in the African continent
- LEDS modelling support: Mozambique
The next AFOLU CoP webinar will be held on 28th June and will cover: Jobs and Economic Development Impact Assessment in the AFOLU sector – Adapting the I-JEDI model. More details to follow.
Photo: UN Photo / Lucien Rajaonin