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    Info Note ACCESO in Honduras
    Mitigation co-benefits of perennial crop expansion, soil management, and livestock improvements
    2016
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    This case study estimates the GHG impacts from the implementation of an agricultural development project supported by USAID in Honduras. This case study identifies the magnitude of a larger set of GHG impacts and compares GHG impact strength of different field activities and cropping systems. As such, the assessment results are instrumental for informing investment and policy planners in Honduras when designing low emissions development strategies in agriculture. ACCESO showed potential for gree nhouse gas emission mitigation, driven by perennial crop expansion (–144,425 tCO2e/yr) and soil management (–7,762 tCO2e/yr). The increased use of fertilizers (11,389 tCO2e/yr) is a moderate driver of GHG emissions.
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    Info Note Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement Activity II in Ghana 2016
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    This case study estimates the GHG impacts from the implementation of an agricultural development project supported by USAID in Ghana. This case study identifies the magnitude of a larger set of GHG impacts and compares GHG impact strength of different field activities and cropping systems. As such, the assessment results are instrumental for informing investment and policy planners in Ghana when designing LED strategies in agriculture. The Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement Act ivity II (ADVANCE II) overall achieved moderate GHG mitigation benefits that were driven by soil management improvements (-9,223 tCO2e/yr), crop residue burning reductions (-4,249 tCO2e/yr), and alternate wetting and drying (AWD) of irrigated rice (-858 tCO2e/yr). The moderate increase in fertilizers and pesticides use supported by the project leads to smaller increases in GHG emissions (1,244 tCO2e/yr and 2,514 tCO2e/yr respectively). ADVANCE II provides important benefits for Low emissions dev elopment (LED) by significantly reducing the crop emissions intensity (GHG emissions per unit of production). This is mainly achieved through strong growth in agricultural productivity and reductions in postharvest losses.
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    Info Note Better Life Alliance in Zambia 2016
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    This case study estimates the GHG impacts from the implementation of an agricultural development project supported by USAID in Zambia. It identifies the magnitude of a larger set of GHG impacts and compares GHG impact strength of different field activities and cropping systems. As such, the assessment results are instrumental for informing investment and policy planners in Zambia when designing LED strategies in agriculture. Better Life Alliance (BLA) achieved significant climate change mitigati on benefits of estimated -902,530 tCO2e per year. Over 84 percent of the beneficial mitigation impact stems from reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions resulting from avoided forest degradation (–590,509 tCO2e) and prevented shrubland conversion (–168,279 tCO2e).

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