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Agriculture and Forestry Workspace 2016

362days until Proposal creation ends
Proposal creation

CoLab members create proposals

05/24/16 05:00 EDT - 05/24/18 05:00 EDT
How can greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture, forestry and other land use be reduced?

You are invited to submit your proposal here for agriculture, forestry and other land use outside of the contest period. Try out new ideas, share your work, connect with other members and recruit collaborators, and invite a global community to review and help develop your proposal. ?When new rounds of Climate CoLab contests begin, you will be able to move your proposal(s) to the relevant contest. To see previous Climate CoLab contests, see the Climate CoLab contest outline view.



11 Proposals

Proposal nameAuthor(s)ModifiedContributors

Vermicomposting to sequester carbon, enrich soil and improve livelihoodsJaya Organic Yojana

5/1/17 Team only
We launch farmer-led micro businesses to restore soil fertility and sequester carbon through earthworm composting in India.

Making New Rain Cycles in Drought Zones.The RAINMAKERS

4/5/17 Team only
if we introduce large volumes of saltwater into oue 10 largest natural depressions, we can creat new green zones,more rain, more crops trees

Making smoke free kitchen by using Matribhumi Improved Cooking Stove(M-ICS)Aasthanetwork

3/20/17 Team only
Efficient burning of firewood resulting in less consumption, reducing cooking time and decreasing the incidence of health hazards.

Direct seeded and zero tillage rice for ecologically safe enviromentM.A. Ali, M. Farooq

1/18/17 Team only

Improving Agriculture & Reduction of CO2 through Wind Millsev1stensberg

12/31/16 Team only
Windmills could generate electricity, organic material, reduce CO2 emission and generate water. Using windmills could solve world problems.

Integrated forestry plan for EthiopiaLFisher

12/27/16 Team only

Reduce forest degradation by scaling improved cooking/baking technologiesLFisher

12/27/16 Team only
Fuelwood consumption is the main source of GHG emissions in Ethiopia. Scaling up new cook/baking technologies can have a significant impact.

Afforest or reforest 3 million hectares in EthiopiaLFisher and 1 other

12/27/16 Team only
By afforesting 2 million hectares of pastureland and 1 million hectares of degraded areas in Ethiopia, 32.3 Mt CO2e can be abated

Promote forest and woodland management in EthiopiaLFisher

12/27/16 Team only
Manage 2 million hectares each of Ethiopian forests and woodlands, and 10 Mt CO2e will be abated.

Population Control - the most Cost Effecive SolutionPopulation Alert

12/7/16 Team only
EVERY MINUTE 146 women become pregnant who did not plan or wish it. Many undeveloped countries still have an unmet need for contraception.

Game-Changer Direct Measure of GHG Emissions Take Tamale Ghana to Zero CarbonGame-Changers-Ghana

8/4/16 Team only
Testing the Paris Agreement with ecological, economic & social mechanisms to "zero-out" emissions in future model city: Tamale Ghana