This new course is based on the new Sustainable Agricultural Land Management (SALM) carbon accounting methodology approved by Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), developed by the BioCarbon Fund and piloted in Kenya. It presents how carbon is monitored and accounted, how the new methodology is applied in Kenya, and how it can benefit smallholder farmers.
The course is comprised of 4 modules:
- Agriculture's Potential in Reducing Climate Change Impact;
- SALM: A New Agricultural Carbon Accounting Methodology;
- Soil Organic Carbon Accounting in agricultural projects; and
- The case of Kenya Agricultural Carbon Project.