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Payments for carbon sequestration services
(Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, OIRED, Virginia Tech, 2007)
Excerpt from Introduction: "Carbon sequestration - the process of removing excess carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere and storing it on land - helps mitigate global warming. Various land-use changes (no-till agriculture, ...
Carbon market feasibility assessment: Potential for ESP to enter the carbon markets
(Jakarta, Indonesia: Environmental Services Program, 2008)
"The purpose of the Carbon Market Assessment was to determine the feasibility of developing a strategy for one or more Pilot Payment for Environmental Service schemes using carbon credits as the commodity of trade. The ...
Kenya forestry initiatives
In Kenya, the Bureau of Environmental Analysis International (BEA-International) has begun carbon sequestration projects in Machakos and Kitui, Kwale and Busia on estimated 10,000 ha of land. In the Machakos and Kitui ...
Agricultural carbon finance projects: Can they be sustainable?
Agricultural carbon schemes are purported to constitute a ‘triple win’ for sustainable development. Practices such as agroforestry, reduced tillage, and grasslands management can increase yields and improve resilience while ...
Can carbon sequestration markets benefit low-income producers in semi-arid Africa? Potentials and challenges
(Elsevier Ltd, 2007)
This article describes the framework for carbon sequestration markets provided by the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). The CDM permits countries that are exceeding their permissible carbon emissions to ...