A New Approach For Estimating Enteric Methane Emissions From Cattle In Smallholder Livestock Systems – First Results, And Implications For E. Africa
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John is a research scientist at the University of Melbourne and the International Livestock Research Institute.

                       

A New Approach For Estimating Enteric Methane Emissions From Cattle In Smallholder Livestock Systems – First Results, And Implications For E. Africa

In Marrakesh in 2016, nearly 200 countries, including most of Africa, reaffirmed their commitment to monitor and reduce man-made greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In light of this, there is great need to provide accurate assessments of anthropogenic GHGs, both for monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) and the development of nationally determined contributions (NDC) to mitigate GHGs. In contrast to Europe and North America (where most GHGs originate from energy generation and transport), in Africa, agriculture is the largest sector of...

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