Topic outline

  • Are you aware that AFOLU contributes to carbon sequestration as co-benefits through productive and sustainable landscape management? At the same time, Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use Change (AFOLU) is the second largest emitter of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions worldwide. GHG accounting in the AFOLU sector is an important indicator and integral to the design and planning of landscape interventions. The EX-Ante Carbon-balance Tool (EX-ACT), developed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), is a user-friendly tool for estimating GHG emissions and carbon sequestration in AFOLU projects


      • System Requirements

        The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of the major browsers, such as Chrome, Safari, Edge and Firefox.

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

        • Audience

          The target audience for this course includes project developers, professionals who work on agriculture, forest, livestock, watershed restoration, grassland management, as well as those who are interested in GHG accounting.

          • You will learn about

            • The interrelation between AFOLU sectors and climate change, key terminologies in carbon accounting, as well as the structure and building blocks of the EX-ACT
            • How to apply the EX-ACT in projects in AFOLU sectors in accounting for GHG emissions and/or carbon sequestration

            • Partners