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Le secteur des terres : solution au problème du dérèglement climatique ? ou « un futur brillant pour l'agriculture » (The lands sector: solution to climate change or "a bright future for agriculture?")

Literature: Journal Articles Ressources en Français - French

Benoit, G. 2015. Le secteur des terres: solution au problème du dérèglement climatique? Responsabilite & Environnement, no.80, pp.37-56.

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Ingénieur général des Ponts, des Eaux et des Forêts, membre du Conseil général de l'Alimentation, de l'Agriculture et des Espaces ruraux (CGAAER) 

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Responsabilite & Environnement

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Description

This article is written in French.

  • The author discusses the merits of using agriculture as a way of sequestering carbon through the use of agroforestry.
  • He presented various case studies of successful re-greening efforts in Africa and noted that investments in agroecology can increase food security and climate resilience.
  • Finally, the author notes that rural areas need to be taken into account when considering climate negotiations because they hold the potential to drastically increase carbon sequestration.

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