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Organic agriculture

Organic agriculture

  • Women Engage for a Common Future

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    Netherlands
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner
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    WECF is an international network of over 150 women's and civil society organizations implementing projects in 50 countries and advocating globally to shape a just and sustainable world

  • GRID-Arendal

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    Norway
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner
    Sector(s) of expertise:

    GRID-Arendal is a Norwegian foundation that supports the United Nations Environment Programme.  It is a centre of excellence for the scientific analysis of environmental issues in many areas including environmental assessments, ocean issues and polar regions.

  • Viresco Solutions

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    Canada
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    Viresco Solutions is a consulting firm based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Its core business is greenhouse gas offset policy development and implementation, greenhouse gas emissions quantification, sustainable supply chain development, environmental offset methodology development, and providing technical assistance to others undertaking carbon offset project development. Its clients include industry and non-governmental associations, large private sector companies, and local, provincial and federal governments.

  • National Council for Climate Change Sustainable Development and Public Leadership (NCCSD)

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    India
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner
    Sector(s) of expertise:

    National Council for Climate Change Sustainable Development and Public Leadership (NCCSD) acts as an apex organization at the national level disseminating information and technology that will enable appropriate action and suggest policy frameworks to tackle impacts of global warming and climate change. NCCSD consolidates existing learning into a well-structured body of knowledge that can communicate suitable adaptation practices in order to strengthen locally relevant action for sustainable development.

  • Coalition for “green” economy and development “G-Global”

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Kazakhstan
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    Coalition for green economy and development “G-Global” was based in 2013, the main mission of this coalition is to provide the passing to “green economy”. “G-global” aims to find the substitution of burning fossil fuels on alternative energy sources. Every year the population’s demand is increasing, thus it leads to air contamination .Moreover,  “G-Global” develops the production of organic food. In December 2015 coalition became the owner of the eco-mark “organic KZ”. Coalition provides the transfer of organic food to local markets located in Astana.

  • Society for Socio Economic and Ecological Development

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    India
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    SEED Kolkata was registered in 1996 as a Society under W B Societies’ Registration Act, 1961. It is an implementing NGO working in coastal India on climate adaptation and education in collaboration with other agencies. Equality, Education, Empowerment and Environment are the four pillars of SEED Kolkata. Since its establishment, SEED Kolkata has been working for development and empowerment of marginalized peoples who are the major climate victims.

  • Integrated Development Association

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Sri Lanka
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    Integrated Development Association (IDEA) addresses issues related to environment, energy and biodiversity, that affect communities and are of national importance in Sri Lanka. IDEA develops, transfers and promotes renewable energy technologies while conducting social programs uplifting the lives of the poor and influencing NGOs involved in community activities.

  • Pink Stalk Borer

    Type: 
    Publication
    Pink Stalk Borer
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    The pink stalk borer is a common pest throughout most of Africa.

  • Organic agriculture and climate change

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    Publication
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    Agriculture is affected by climate change but also contributes to it. As a sector, agriculture must therefore  both adapt to changes and offers options for mitigation, such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions and storing carbon. This study explores the mitigation and adaptation potential of organic agriculture. Based on a comprehensive review of scientific literature,  the authors conclude that organic agriculture may well serve as aquick win-win policy option to store carbon and reduce emissions.