Biocarbon Project aims to identify and develop alternatives that contribute to the improvement of the conditions for planning and sustainable low-carbon agricultural production in the Colombian Orinoquia, contributing to the economic and social transformation of this region.

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Partners entities

Project components

Integrated Land use Planning and improved governance for Deforestation control Strengthens local, regional and national capacities for territorial planning, land use regulation and deforestation control.
Sustaintable land use management Contributes to the generation of information, capacities and incentives to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions from the AFOLU sector and mitigate their impacts
Definition of emision reduction program and Monitoring, Reporting and Verification Strengthens institutional capacities to meet the requirements of the Biocarbon Fund related to emissions counting, safeguards and technical assistance for the preparation of the Emissions Reduction Program.

Objective

Aims to identify and develop alternatives that contribute to the improvement of the conditions for planning and sustainable low-carbon agricultural production in the Colombian Orinoquia, contributing to the economic and social transformation of this strategic region.

Contributes

  • To the work that the country has been doing to achieve a climate-smart agriculture for the adaptation and mitigation of climate change.
  • To Colombia’s goal to reduce its Greenhouse Gases – GHG emissions in 51% by 2030.

How

  • With technical support to municipal administrations to strengthen capacities, to promote reduction of emissions from the AFOLU sector.
  • With the development of methodologies, instruments and enable conditions for the reduction of GHG.
  • With management for the articulation of actors for the involvement of the private and the public sector.

Priorized productive sectors

Departments y municipalities prioritized

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