Silage Production

Applies to: Silage Production

Description:

This indicator refers to the prevention of land use change due to silage production. Land-use denotes how humans use the biophysical or ecological properties of land. The indicator aims to minimise direct and indirect land use change and associated negative impacts on food security and GHG emissions.

Question:

What was the land use prior to the project?

Rating:

Cropland used for the production of energy crops

Degraded or marginal land

Cropland

Pastures, forest land, wetland

Land use change prohibited by regulations

Sources of information:

EBRD. 2014. Environmental and Social Policy.

IPCC. 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories. Japan: IGES; 2006.