4 : 1000 - Soils for Food Security and Climate

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Name of initiative 4/1000 Initiative - Soils for Food Security and Climate
LPAA initiative Yes
NAZCA Initiative Yes
Website address http://4p1000.org
Related initiatives
Starting year 2015
End year
Secretariat Ministère de l'Agriculture, de l'Agroalimentaire et de la Forêt in France, e-mail: 4p1000.dgpe@agriculture.gouv.fr
Organisational structure
Geographical coverage Global
Name of lead organisation Ministry of Agriculture in France
Type of lead organisation International organisation
Location/Nationality of lead organisation France


Description The 4‰ Initiative, launched by France, sets out to bring together all willing contributors in the public and private sectors (national governments, local and regional government, companies, trade organisations, NGOs, research facilities, and others) under the framework of the Lima-Paris Action Agenda (LPAA).
Objectives The goal of the Initiative is to engage stakeholders in a transition towards a productive, resilient agriculture, based on a sustainable soil management and generating jobs and incomes, hence ensuring sustainable development.
Activities All the stakeholders commit together in a voluntary action plan to implement farming practices that maintain or enhance soil carbon stock on as many agricultural soils as possible and to preserve carbon-rich soils.
One or two success stories achieved

Monitoring and Impacts

Sustainable Development Impact:
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Function of initiative Capacity building, Technical dialogue, Implementation
Activity of initiative Training and education, Knowledge dissemination and exchange, Goal setting (ex-ante)
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Participants Number Names
Members 175  
Companies 0
Business organisations 42 AAPRESID (Argentina),  ACTA - Les instituts techniques agricoles (France),  Asociación Española de Agricultura de Conservación (Spain),  African Conservation Agriculture Network - ACT (Kenya),  AGPM (France),  AGRICULTEURS COMPOSTEURS DE FRANCE (France),  AgriGenève (Switzerland),  Agroécologie en Astarac (France),  Association des Producteurs de Céréales et de Semences de la wilaya de Sétif (Algeria),  Association marocaine de l'agriculture de conservation (Morocco),  Biochar Supreme INC (USA),  CIB-CONSORZIO ITALIANO BIOGAS E GASSIFICAZIONE (Italy),  CNIEL (France),  Coop expérimentale de Permaculture de Bellechasse (France),  Demain la Terre (France),  European Conservation Agriculture Federation (Belgium),  Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit (United Kingdom),  FEBRAPDP (Brazil),  FENAB (Germany),  Fruit South Africa (South Africa),  Gabb32 - Groupement des Agriculteurs Bio du Gers (France),  GCAN (USA),  Institut de l'Elevage (France),  INTERBEV (France),  Nelson Bays Mycorrhizas (USA),  Organic federation of Australia (Australia),  Organic Growers Alliance (United Kingdom),  Réseau Innovation Agrosystemes Méditerranées (France),  Scottish Honeyberries (United Kingdom),  TRAME (France),  Zimbabwe Commercial Farmers Union (Zimbabwe).
Research and educational organisations 59 Aberdeen University (United Kingdom),  Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi (Nigeria),  Agro-Ecosystems History Laboratory (France),  Association Française pour l'Etude du Sol (France),  Basque Centre For Climate Change (Spain),  Bio-Rational Technology Research Center (France),  CATIE (Costa Rica),  CIMMYT (Mexico),  CIRAD (France),  Centre National de recherche Agronomique (Ivory Coast),  CSIR-Soil Research Institute (Ghana),  Duchy College Rural Business School (Netherlands),  ESAN (Peru),  FIBL- stitut de recherche de l'agriculture biologique (France),  Hochschule GEISENHEIM University (Germany),  I4CE (France),  Imperial College (United Kingdom),  NRA (France),  INRA (Marocco),  Instituto de Estudios Centroamericanos (Costa Rica),  Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (Chile),  Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonia Peruana (Peru),  Institut agronomique - vétérinaire et forestier de France-Agreenium (France),  Institut national de pédologie (Senegal),  Institut National Supérieur d'Agronomie et de Biotechnologie (Gabon),  Institute Bioenergy Crops and Sugar Beet (Ukraine),  Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies of the University of Ghana (Ghana),  Institute of Forestry Tribhuvan University (Nepal),  Institut Sénégalais de Recherche Agricole (Senegal),  Lab. of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry – TEIWG (Greece),  Laboratoire des RadioIsotopes Université d'Antananarivo (Madagascar),  Laboratoire de Biodiversité et de Conservation de l'eau et du Sol (Algeria),  National Scientific Center «Institute for Soil Science and Agrochemsitry Research (Ukraine),  Netherlands Institute of Ecology (Netherlands),  New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre (New Zealand),  Ohio State University (USA),  Plant & AgriBiosciences Research Centre - Ryan Institute - National University of Ireland (Ireland),  RED REMEDIA (Spain),  Research Institute of Agroecology and Environmental NAAS (Ukraine),  Réseau CaSA - Carbone du Sol pour une agriculture durable en Afrique (France),  RITTMO (France),  Sociedad Española de Agricultura Ecológica (Spain),  Sociedad Española de la Ciencia del Suelo (Spain),  Taiwan agricultural research institute (China),  Tecnical University of Madrid (Spain),  Tokyo University of Agriculture (Japan),  Université de Bangui (Central African Republic),  Universidad del valle de Guatemala (Guatamala),  Universidad Pública de Navarra (Spain),  Université Cadi Ayyad (Marocco),  Université Moulay Ismail – Faculté des Sciences et Techniques Errachidia (Marocco),  Université de N'Djamena (Chad),  University of Life Sciences in Lublin (Poland),  University of Nangui Abrogoua (Ivory Coast),  University of Peradeniya (USA),  University Putra Malaysia (Malaysia),  Universidad VERITAS (Costa Rica),  Wageningen (Netherlands).
Non-governmental organisations 8 FANRPAN (South Africa),  FAO (Italy),  FARA (Ghana),  Care International (Switzerland),  Concern Worldwide (Ireland),  CRS (USA),  Oxfam (United Kingdom),  World Vision (United Kingdom).
National states 37 Germany,  Argentine,  Australia,  Austria,  Bulgaria,  Chile,  Costa-Rica,  Ivory Coast,  Croatia,  Denmark,  Spain,  Estonia,  Ethiopia,  Finland,  France,  Hongary,  Iran,  Ireland,  Japan,  Latvia,  Lithuania,  Marocco,  Mexico,  New Zealand,  Netherlands,  Philippines,  Poland,  Portugal,  United Kingdom,  Senegal,  Slovenia,  Sweden,  Tunisia,  Ukraine,  Uruguay.
Governmental actors 0
Regional / state / county actors 3 Alberta (Canada),  Andalusia (Spain),  Wallonia (Spain)
City / municipal actors 0
Intergovernmental organisations 0
Financial Institutions 0
Other members 26 See:https://www.4p1000.org/sites/default/files/content/tableau_partenaires_et_membres_16_novembre_2017.pdf
Supporting partners 11 French Ministry of Agriculture and Food (Italy),  IRD (France),  German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (Germany),  German Federal Office of Agriculture and Food (Germany),  Spanish Ministry of Agriculture (Spain),  INIA (Brazil),  CIRAD (France),  Regeneration International (USA),  INRA (Germany),  CGIAR (France),  Agrenium (France).
Number of members in the years
Have only national states as participators No


Transport Agriculture Forestry Business Financial institutions Buildings Industry Waste Cities and subnational governments Short Term Pollutants International maritime transport Energy Supply Fluorinated gases Energy efficiency Renewable energy Supply chain emission reductions Adaptation Other Resilience Innovation Energy Access and Efficiency Private Finance
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Last update: 11 October 2019 11:58:50

Not only have national states as participators