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s a r a j . s c h e r r a n d s a ja l s t h a p i t WO R L DWATC H R E P O RT 179 Through Food and Land Use Mitigating Climate Change
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WO R L DWAT C H R E P O RT 179 s a r a j . s c h e r r a n d s a ja l s t h a p i t l i s a m a s t n y, e d i t o r Mitigating Climate Change Through Food and Land Use e c oag r i c u lt u re pa rt n e r s a n d wo r l dwatc h i n s t i t u t e
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Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Appreciating Terrestrial Carbon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Carbon-Rich Farming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Conserving and Restoring Natural Habitats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 A Real Climate Solution? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 5 Co-Benefits: Distraction or Opportunity? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Realizing the Potential . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Endnotes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Figures and Sidebars Figure 1. Multiple Strategies to Productively Absorb and Store Carbon in Agricultural Landscapes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Figure 2. Managed Natural Regeneration in the Drylands of Niger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Figure 3. Annual Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Potentials from Farming and Land Use, by Level of Mitigation Spending . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
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