Course Overview 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 Learning Objectives! This course delivers the following learning outcomes: Understanding the role of agriculture in mitigating climate change Understanding the practices of carbon farming Understanding the incentivization of carbon farming Understanding the challenges in carbon farming and carbon trading An assessment that would help you apply your learning Course credits & references! This course and the upgrade assessment are powered by Agribusiness Academy experts. Several experts have been consulted and knowledge sources have been referred to bring you this course. The knowledge and insights from the below-published reference sources have been greatly used: Carbon Farming – Making agriculture fit for 2030 (EU parliament: Policy Department for Economic, Scientific, and Quality of Life Policies Directorate-General for Internal Policies) Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) MRV Sourcebook for agricultural landscapes (by World Bank) https://www.regrow.ag/ (Blogposts)
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