Carbon financial mechanisms for agriculture and rural development: challenges and opportunities along the Bali roadmap

Tubiello, Francesco N.; Rahman, Atiqur; Mann, Wendy; Schmidhuber, Joseph; Koleva, Marieta; Müller, Alexander
November 2009
Climatic Change;Nov2009, Vol. 97 Issue 1/2, p3
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on the challenges and opportunities linked to financial carbon mechanisms for climate change that could be used by developing countries to provide sustainable development of the rural poor. It outlines the climate policy objectives set within the Nairobi Framework and the Bali Roadmap of the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC). It describes land-based activities in agriculture as the key to make carbon markets accessible for the rural poor.


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