COOL VEGE® case studies presented at the MAFF International Workshop

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Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) organized three-day international workshop for policy makers and scholars of G20 countries from Nov 5th to 7th, 2019 “International Workshop on Scaling up and out of climate-smart technologies and practices for sustainable agriculture“. Prof. Akira Shibata from Ritsumeikan University, WG4 Chair, and Dr. Ayaka Kishimoto-Mo were invited to present the experiences of COOL VEGE® activities “‘COOL VEGE®’: Sequestrating soil carbon with biochar through eco-branded vegetables”. You can download the slides from the following links(Part 1Part 2).

【Workshop Abstract】
An international workshop on “Scaling up and out of climate-smart technologies and
practices for sustainable agriculture” including an expert workshop, an international
symposium (subtitle in Japanese “Climate change and agri-business”), and a field tour to
farms was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) in Tokyo,
Japan. The overall objective of the workshop was to share the experiences of G20 countries
and invited guests, and the latest information and facilitate research collaboration in the
development and scaling up and out of climate-smart technologies and practices for
sustainable agriculture, as had been propose d at the MACS-G20 2019.