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Agriculture, Forestry and Land-Use Working Group

A LEDS GP Working Group

Lead Organizations: TBD

Member Organizations:Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), ClimateWorks, Conservation International, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), Energy Center of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology of Ghana, Ethiopian Development Research Institute, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Humane Society International, Indonesia Ministry of Energy, Kenya Ministry of State for Planning, Israeli Ministry of Environment, National Development and Vision 2030, Mitigation Action Plans and Scenarios (MAPS), Union of Concerned Scientists, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), World Bank

The LEDS GP Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use (AFOLU) Working Group was first convened at the Asia LEDS Forum in 2013 and was jointly organized by USAID's supported Lowering Emissions in Asia's Forests (LEAF) program and the United States Forest Service (USFS). The AFOLU Working Group serves as a platform for engaging decision makers, practitioners, and researchers while working towards integrating low emissions development activities in the AFOLU sector.

Objectives

The AFOLU Working Group will engage with other networks and other LEDS sectors to promote low emissions development in the AFOLU sector. The working group seeks to develop innovative approaches to problem solving and capacity building of member individuals and organizations. The working group will also strive to harmonize and integrate solutions across existing communities, provide training and capacity building, and will work towards expanding over time to include additional stakeholders.

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