As developing countries prepare commitments to mitigation activities in agriculture, investments should be guided by a thorough understanding of the appropriate incentives to encourage farmers to innovate and adopt new mitigation practices. This policy brief examines the benefits and costs of mitigation practices, financing opportunities, institutional arrangements and enabling conditions that could motivate mitigation.
Wollenberg, E.; Higman, S.; Seeberg-Elverfeldt, C.; Neely, C.; Tapio-Bistrom, M.-L.; Neufeldt, H. Helping smallholder farmers mitigate climate change. CCAFS Policy Brief No. 5. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Copenhagen, Denmark (2012) 8 pp.