Afforestation is an important greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation strategy but the efficacy of commercial forestry is disputed. Here, we calculate the potential GHG mitigation of a UK national planting...
ASTI’s data on national agricultural researchers are expressed in full-time equivalent (FTE) researchers (with official researcher status) employed at government, nonprofit, and higher education agencies. Data on agricultural researchers employed by the private sector are excluded due to lack of availability. FTE calculations take into account the proportion of time scientists actually spend on research as opposed to other activities.
Data are available by country from the following regions: Africa South of the Sahara, Asia and Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, West Asia and North Africa
Data can be disaggregated by Age, Degree, Gender, Institutional category and Commodity focus.
Data can be presented per 100,000 farmers and per million population.
Data cover a large number of low- and middle-income countries.
IPBES (Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services) is to perform regular and timely assessments of knowledge on biodiversity and ecosystem services and their interlinkages at the global level.
Workshop Report and Scientific Outcome of the IPBES-IPCC co-sponsored workshop on biodiversity and climate change.