Topic outline

  • This course provides the necessary knowledge to build a sustainable National Greenhouse Gas Inventory (NGHGI) and assess greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the agriculture sector. It focuses on the biological and physical process that lead to the production of emissions from agriculture-related activities.

    • System Requirements

      The online version of this course runs on the main web browsers. Preferably you should use Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome and Firefox. 

      The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.

      • Audience

        This course is designed for staff in relevant national agencies tasked with the preparation of the NGHGI for the Agricultural sector. It is useful in strengthening institutional and technical capacities in national entities in meeting the enhanced transparency requirements of the Paris Agreement. It is also useful to those wishing to improve their knowledge on the UNFCCC reporting processes.

        • You will learn about

          • Role of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) guidelines for NGHGIs
          • Inventory cycle and main elements and principles for the preparation of GHG inventories
          • Estimating GHG from the agriculture sector
          • Methodological improvements between the diverse versions of the IPCC Guidelines