Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases

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Name of initiative Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases
LPAA initiative No
NAZCA Initiative No
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Starting year 2009
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Secretariat Located in New Zealand, e-mail:
Organisational structure Council of nominated members from each member country, over the top of four Research Groups. Each Research Group is led by co-chairs from three member countries. Supported by a Secretariat and a Special Representative.
Geographical coverage Global
Name of lead organisation Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases
Type of lead organisation Academic/Research institution
Location/Nationality of lead organisation New Zealand


Description The Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases is a Research Alliance based on voluntary, collaborative efforts of over 61 member countries. The Alliance is aimed at research, development and extension of technologies and practices that will help to produce more food without increasing GHG emissions. The Alliance supports three parallel research groups (croplands, livestock and paddy rice) and a cross-cutting research group (integrative).
Objectives To increase international cooperation, collaboration and investment in both public and private research activities around the mitigation of the effects of agricultural GHG emissions.
One or two success stories achieved

Monitoring and Impacts

Function of initiative Technical dialogue, Capacity building
Activity of initiative Knowledge production and innovation, Training and education, Knowledge dissemination and exchange
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Available reporting Meeting reports from council meetings (including project and country updates), newletters and meeting reports from the four research groups. See website library.


Participants Number Names
Members 81  
Companies 0
Business organisations 0
Research and educational organisations 0
Non-governmental organisations 17 Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project - AgMIP (USA),  CABI (United Kingdom),  Caribbean Agricultural Research & Development Institute - CARDI (Trinidad and Tobago),  CATIE (Costa Rica),  CCAC (France),  Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research - CGIAR (USA),  FACCE-JPI (Belgium),  FONTAGRO (USA),  Global Agribusiness Alliance - GAA (Switzerland),  Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition - GODAN (United Kingdom),  Greenhouse Gas Management Institute - GHGMI (USA),  Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture - IICA (Costa Rica),  International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies - CIHEAM (Spain),  ISRIC - World Soil Information (Netherlands),  World Agricultural Forum (USA),  World Business Council for Sustainable Development - WBCSD (Switzerland),  World Farmers Organisation (Italy).
National states 61 Argentina,  Australia,  Belgium,  Benin,  Bolivia,  Brazil,  Cameroon,  Canada,  Chile,  China,  Colombia,  Costa Rica,  Côte d’Ivoire,  Democratic Republic of Congo,  Denmark,  Dominican Republic,  Ecuador,  Egypt,  eSwatini,  Ethiopia,  Finland,  France,  Germany,  Ghana,  Honduras,  Indonesia,  Ireland,  Italy,  Japan,  Lithuania,  Malaysia,  Malawi,  Mexico,  Mongolia,  Namibia,  Netherlands,  New Zealand,  Nicaragua,  Nigeria,  Norway,  Panama,  Paraguay,  Peru,  Philippines,  Poland,  Senegal,  South Africa,  South Korea,  Spain,  Sri Lanka,  Sweden,  Switzerland,  Thailand,  Tunisia,  Turkey,  Uganda,  United Kingdom,  United States of America,  Uruguay,  Vietnam and Zimbabwe
Governmental actors 0
Regional / state / county actors 0
City / municipal actors 0
Intergovernmental organisations 1 Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Financial Institutions 2 African Development Bank (Ivory Coast),  World Bank (USA).
Faith based organisations 0
Other members 0
Supporting partners 0
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: 10 March 2021 09:21:47

Not only have national states as participators