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Carbon trading uplifts livelihoods in rural Uganda

Farming communities in seven districts of rural Uganda are countering the effects of climate change by planting trees to absorb carbon dioxide and restore the deforested environment. The scheme has nearly 2,000 farmers planting indigenous trees and getting paid for the amount of carbon their trees sequester from the atmosphere.
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I think to maximise the absorption of CO2 from the artimosphere,other crops which are good at that have to be planted as well.This is because much of we Ugadans are relying on agriculture as the only income.Such crops include;rice,maize,sugar cane sorghum,etc.
posted by: Nshaba Daniel (14:54:30 Tue 15th May 2012)

 

 

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