Title: Regional support to national livestock GHG inventories in Southern Africa - Botswana

Funded by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) and Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI), New Zealand

Delivered by: NZAGRC, Food Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), University of Pretoria (UP)

This project supported Botswana to develop and compile a GHG inventory for dairy and other cattle using the IPCC Tier 2 method. The inventory was compiled using the best available information, including with reference to a regional database of activity data compiled by FANRPAN. An inventory report was produced describing the results, data sources, methods and improvement priorities. The inventory was validated in a national workshop.

Organisations receiving support: National Agricultural Research and Development Institute (NARDI), Department of Agricultural Research (DAR), Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BUAN), University of Botswana (UB) and Statistics Botswana (SB).

Dates: Completed

Project focus areas: Reporting, Foundation of GHG Inventories (includes capability building in institutional arrangements, cross cutting issues, use of IPCC guidelines).