Europe’s massive land-sector greenhouse gas emissions gap can only be closed with the large-scale expansion of agroforestry on agricultural lands. This is most urgently needed on mineral soils afflicted by erosion and low soil fertility. Bringing these degraded agricultural lands up to 10% tree cover would close over half the land-sector emissions gap – and boost those farms’ resilience and productivity in the process.
Earlier today, EURAF reacted to the publication of the EU Climate target by 2040. Read more in EURAF’s press release here.