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Farm Africa response to the Core Carbon Principles proposed by the Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market (ICVCM)

This PDF is the response Farm Africa submitted in September 2022 to a public consultation on the draft Core Carbon Principles (CCPs) and Assessment Framework (AF) being developed by the Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market (ICVCM)’s Expert Panel. 

The CCPs and AF will set new threshold standards for high-quality carbon credits, provide guidance on how to apply the CCPs, and define which carbon-crediting programmes and methodology types are CCP-eligible.

The Core Carbon Principles and Assessment Framework will be issued in Q4 2022, following the public consultation, which launched in July 2022.

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Making Forests Sustainable - Lessons learnt from the Bale Eco-region REDD+ project, Ethiopia

Between 2012 and 2021, Farm Africa worked with the NGO SOS Sahel Ethiopia, with funding from the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ethiopia, to deliver a REDD+ project that lowers greenhouse gas emissions by reducing deforestation in the Bale Eco-region, while also boosting the livelihoods of local communities living in poverty. This document presents key lessons generated by the Phase II of the project, which ran from 2016 to 2021.

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Tanzania Sunflower Market Assessment 2022

A report on the state of Tanzania's sunflower market and recommendations for smallholder farmers to increase their yields. 

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Sustainable livelihoods through ecosystem preservation

The BER phase II project aims to improve the livelihoods of vulnerable people in south-eastern Ethiopia and to protect the environment through an integrated ecoregional development approach. The BER Phase II project is a follow-up to a pilot project funded by the European Union’s Supporting Horn of Africa Resilience (SHARE) initiative, implemented from 2014 to 2018 in the Bale Eco-region.

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Goat husbandry by pastoralist communities

Farm Africa’s Livestock for Livelihoods project helped Ugandan and Ethiopian pastoralist women set up sustainable, small-scale goat-rearing enterprises. This booklet examines the factors affecting the adoption of good goat husbandry practices such as the provision of housing for goats, improved feeding practices, fodder production and using services from animal health workers. 

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Household socioeconomic status and women and children's dietary diversity

Farm Africa’s Livestock for Livelihoods project helped Ugandan and Ethiopian pastoralist women set up sustainable, small-scale goat-rearing enterprises. This booklet examines the factors that improve dietary diversity in women and children, including women’s economic empowerment, production of food crops and the size of livestock herds.

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Impact of increased women's incomes on nutrition

Farm Africa’s Livestock for Livelihoods project helped Ugandan and Ethiopian pastoralist women set up sustainable, small-scale goat-rearing enterprises. This booklet highlights how Farm Africa improved 10,000 women’s access to credit facilities and incomes by adding value to livestock products and opening up improved opportunities for sales. 

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Business formalization in Tanzania - Learnings from the DECIDE project

This learning piece shares findings from Farm Africa's DECIDE project's work in facilitating MSMEs to comply with Tanzania's legal framework, business registration requirements and documentation required to access social security for the business and its employees. It highlights some of the obstacles they face in transitioning into the formal economy.

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Regenerating our Soils - Cases and Success Stories from the Regenerative Agriculture project in Kenya

This booklet tells the stories of farmers involved in AGRA's “Regenerative agriculture through the development of the pulses value chain” pilot project, which ran from July 2020 to October 2021, AGRA, with funding from IKEA Foundation, and in partnership with Farm Africa and Cereal Growers Association (CGA) in Embu and Makueni Counties of Kenya.

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Farm Africa strategic plan 2021-2025

Farm Africa is a leading NGO specialising in promoting sustainable agricultural practices, strengthening markets and protecting the environment in rural Africa. Our strategic plan for the years 2021-2025 outlines our ambitious plan to grow and unlock the potential of agriculture to transform rural Africa.

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