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    Workstream | Agriculture
    Ongoing
    Enteric fermentation is a natural part of the digestive process in ruminant animals such as cattle, sheep, goats, and buffalo. Microbes in the digestive tract, or rumen, decompose and ferment food,...
    Ruminant production and enteric methane
    Workstream | Agriculture
    Ongoing
    Poor manure management practices are common on much of the world’s farms, as farmers lack awareness about the value of livestock manure as a fertilizer and fuel. Manure is often disposed of in piles...
    Manure management
    Workstream | Agriculture
    Ongoing
    Paddy rice is a staple crop for much of the world’s population. It is also a key source of the greenhouse gas methane, responsible for about 40 million tonnes, or 10% of global emissions , each year...
    Paddy rice production
    Activity | Agriculture
    Pakistan | Ongoing
    In Pakistan, agriculture accounts for about 43% of greenhouse gas emissions . Pakistan has included as a priority in its updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) a mitigation measure on...
    CLIMATE SMART RICE MANAGEMENT IN PAKISTAN. Photo: zms of iStock
    Activity | Agriculture
    Ongoing
    We must act now to reshape agriculture in ways that support farmers, improve productivity, build resilience, and reduce emissions. The goals of the Paris Agreement cannot be met without...
    Activity | Agriculture
    Kenya | Ongoing
    Our project "Reducing enteric methane for improving food security and livelihoods" is a collaboration between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the New Zealand...

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