A group of smallholder farmers in Nyanza are set to benefit from one of the first soil carbon projects in Africa, to the tune of $350,000, funded by the World Bank. The World Bank described the Kenya Agricultural Carbon Project as “groundbreaking” and said that it will improve food security in the region, help address climate change, as well as improve the lives and livelihoods of rural dwellers. It will also pave the way for a new approach to carbon accounting methodologies. Read more here.
Posted on November 30, 2010 by idasa