The agriculture sectors’ mitigation potential is recognized by 86% of countries in their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), which was explained in this infographic. Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) provide a mechanism for supporting countries to implement their INDC and achieve a number of SDGs by enhancing agricultural productivity.
It supports food security and rural development while reducing Green House Gas emissions. The climate change adaption and mitigation in agriculture provides multiple co-benefits like:
Increased yield and food security
The categories of NAMAs are Agriculture, Forestry, Multi-sectoral. The stages of NAMAs seeking support includes preparation, implementation, and recognition. Inorder to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture these are to be questioned like:
Capacities and awarness
Coordination and institutions
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