CR Farmers Aiming for Carbon Neutrality

3 October 2013

Well perhaps if the drive for carbon neutrality starts at the base level in Costa Rica something might be accomplished as we all know it will not happen at the government level. Sustainable farming and climate change have been at the heart of many discussions and forums. This means nothing, however, if the politics don’t change.

There was recently a United Nations Conference on Trade and Development that sought to promote an ecological approach to farming as a way to cope with and limit the climate changes.

Costa Rica is striving to become carbon neutral by 2021. As of now, farms are already taking steps to use new technology to meet this goal. There are four government-funded farms piloting the operation.

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