The Agroforestry and Low Carbon Development webinar focused on good practices and lessons learned to support agroforestry in Africa by building on global experience in the context of LEDS. During the session, the AFOLU Working Group of the LEDS Global Partnership provided an overview of the adaptation and mitigation potential of agroforestry and a deep dive presentation from the lessons learned in Kenya. The session was concluded with discussions on key needs for agroforestry and related support.
This webinar took place on August 30, 2018
Josh Ogada (SouthSouthNorth)
Introduction of the Africa LEDS Partnership and speakers
George Tarus (Kenya Forest Service)
Agroforestry and Low Carbon Development in Africa – Good Practices and Lessons Learned: The Case of Kenya
Download George’s presentation here
Felipe Casarim (Winrock International)
Agroforestry: A path to climate change mitigation and adaptation
Download Felipe’s presentation here
As mentioned by Felipe during his presentation, please see the following links https://www.forest-trends.org/publications/unlocking-potential/ and https://infoflr.org/what-flr/global-emissions-and-removals-databases on the state of the carbon market and the global forest GHG emissions database.
Please join the AfLP here and if you would like to become a member of the AFOLU CoP, please send an email to email@example.com.
If you would like to access technical assistance at no cost on this topic, or any Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) related topic, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. As a member of the AfLP, you have access to technical assistance under the Remote Expert Assistance on LEDS (REAL) service provided by key experts around the globe.