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Project

Title
Development and implementation of a result-based funding mechanism for carbon farming in EU mixed crop livestock systems
Acronym
LIFE CARBON FARMING
Start
01.10.2021
End
01.10.2027
Coordinating Institute
Institut de l'Élevage
Coordinator
Jean Baptiste Dollé
Partner
Institut de l'Élevage
Asociación Española de Productores de Vacuno de Carne
Chambres d'agriculture
La Coopération Agricole
UNIVERSITY OF LIÈGE - ULiège
Factor CO2 Agentur
Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development - Instituto Vasco de Investigación y Desarrollo Agrario
Institute for Climate Economics
Research Centre on Animal Production - Centro Ricerche Produzioni Animali
Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l'analisi dell'economia agraria
L'Association nationale interprofessionnelle du bétail et des viandes
France Conseil Elevage
Centre national interprofessionnel de l'économie laitière

Summary
The objective of the project LIFE CARBON FARMING is to reduce by 15% the carbon footprint of mixed crop livestock farms thanks to a result-based system. The project will mutualize knowledge of 30 partners to build a common framework for carbon offset mechanism and low carbon practices on farm and facilitate carbon farming projects in Europe.

Funding
Europäische Union (EU)
Funding agency
European Innovation Council and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Executive Agency (EISMEA)
Grant agreement number
Life20 CCM/FR/001663
Funding framework
LIFE