Blue Carbon A-Z: from small projects to policy development
By: Miguel Cifuentes
Organisation: Tropical Agriculture and Higher Education Center (CATIE)
Location: Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica
Summary: Blue Carbon is still a new concept that needs the right facilitation to kick-start projects and promote blue carbon actions. CATIE undertakes relevant steps to facilitate the development of sound scientific and political frameworks: carbon stock inventories, livelihoods and vulnerability studies, assessment of land-use dynamics and associated historical emissions, facilitation of policy development and promotion of capacities across the Central and Latin American region.