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ABOUT CLIMATELINKS

Climatelinks is a global knowledge portal for USAID staff, implementing partners, and the broader community working at the intersection of climate change and international development. The portal curates and archives technical guidance and knowledge related to USAID’s work to help countries mitigate and adapt to climate change.

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Blog

September 2020

The ways we use land—for instance, agriculture, forestry, urban development, or ecosystem protection—has long-term impacts on global climate change. Approximately one quarter of net global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions come directly from land use (like agriculture) and land use change (like deforestation). Activities related to land use like transporting timber add even more GHGs to the atmosphere. It doesn’t need to be that way.

Blog

September 2020

Jean Bruno, nursery agent, and his wife work at their tree nursery in Sahambavy, Fianarantsoa, Centra Madagascar.

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Training

Learning opportunities that support practitioners through formal courses, online resources and other knowledge-sharing events.

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Tools & Support

Data and decision-support systems that foster standardized approaches and comparability across projects, countries, and sectors.

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Monitor & Report

Resources to assist with tracking progress and results, as well as understanding impact.

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