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Agriculture and Cattle Raising in the Context of a Low Carbon Economy


  • Gustavo Barbosa Mozzer

    () (Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA))


In the agricultural sector it is undeniable that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions arise both from the consumption of fossil fuels and the biogenic process, including anaerobic decomposition processes. Agriculture can also contribute to soil degradation and deforestation of natural ecosystems when poorly managed. As such, GHG emissions from this sector are not only associated with the energy-intensive consumption of fossil fuels but are also intrinsically related to the nature of practices in the sector. (?)

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  • Gustavo Barbosa Mozzer, 2012. "Agriculture and Cattle Raising in the Context of a Low Carbon Economy," One Pager 157, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
  • Handle: RePEc:ipc:opager:157

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    1. Patrick Guillaumont, 2010. "Assessing the Economic Vulnerability of Small Island Developing States and the Least Developed Countries," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(5), pages 828-854.
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