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Agriculture Methodology: Assessing the greenhouse gas impacts of agriculture policies

Publication date
  • 16/03/2023
  • Reports & briefs

To help policymakers assess the impacts of policies on greenhouse gas emissions, ICAT and the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI) launched Agriculture Methodology: Assessing the Greenhouse Gas Impacts of Agriculture Policies.  The guide is relevant to all countries and regions, and applicable to agricultural policies – whether planned, adopted or implemented – at the national, subnational or municipal level. 

The guide can be used to:

  • Inform and improve policy design and implementation
  • Inform goal setting and track progress
  • Help gather information for reporting, including under the Paris Agreement’s enhanced transparency framework
  • Help attract finance by demonstrating effective policies
  • Understand the capacity needed to implement policy activities.

The guide is part of ICAT’s Policy Assessment Guides series, a set of state-of-the-art methodologies to help countries assess the impacts of policies and actions. For more information on the series and advice on applying the guides, see the ICAT Introductory Guide.

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