Project Details


This project will provide new approaches for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and land use in Scotland, establish a database of management activities contributing to the mitigation of GHG emissions, investigate new approaches to GHG mitigation, and assess the potential for land management activities to contribute to carbon sequestration. Engagement with stakeholders will explore barriers to uptake of mitigation measures.
Effective start/end date1/04/2231/03/27


  • Scottish Government: Rural & Environment Science & Analytical Services

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

ASJC Scopus Subject Areas

  • Ecology
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Microbiology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Global and Planetary Change
  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Genetics
  • Food Science
  • Pollution
  • Waste Management and Disposal
  • Soil Science
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
  • Horticulture
  • Microbiology (medical)


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