Agriculture, forestry and other land uses represent 24 per cent of global greenhouse gases emissions, second only to the global energy sector.

Integrated approaches to land use that connect urban and rural, and that bring together stakeholders along the value chain are needed. We work to advance sustainable, resource-efficient, low-carbon agriculture, stimulate a bio-materials market, and strengthen the carbon sequestration capacity of forests.

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Success Story
SimGas

SimGas makes and installs domestic biogas systems in farms and rural households in East Africa, using livestock...

SimGas
Success Story
nextProtein

French-Tunisian start-up nextProtein converts insects raised on a diet of organic waste into protein meal for livestock...

nextProtein
Success Story
Meridia (formerly Landmapp)

Dutch start-up Meridia, a graduate of EIT Climate-KIC’s Accelerator programme, has developed a mobile platform that enables...

Meridia (formerly Landmapp)
In our community
Interview with Christopher Lee, CEO, Climate-KIC Australia
Interview with Christopher Lee, CEO, Climate-KIC Australia
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
EIT Climate-KIC supported Ombrea raises €1 million to commercialise its smart agriculture system

EIT Climate-KIC supported start-up Ombrea, which offers a tool to mitigate the effects of climate change on...

EIT Climate-KIC supported Ombrea raises €1 million to commercialise its smart agriculture system
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
Eight EIT Climate-KIC innovators in prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe List 2019

In the last four years, the EIT Community has had over 43 ventures or entrepreneurs featured in...

Eight EIT Climate-KIC innovators in prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe List 2019
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
EIT Climate-KIC supported Ÿnsect raises €110 million, becoming global leader in alternative protein

Ÿnsect announced yesterday that it has raised €110 million through a variety of investors based in France,...

EIT Climate-KIC supported Ÿnsect raises €110 million, becoming global leader in alternative protein
In Detail
Increasing the resilience and sustainability of European forests

What are the climate challenges faced by European temperate forests? What is their potential for climate mitigation, directly, and by relieving commercial pressures on...

Increasing the resilience and sustainability of European forests
Innovation spotlight
How hemp can catalyse a cross-industry green shift

In Innovation Spotlight, we explore some of the most promising innovations from around our community. This week,...

How hemp can catalyse a cross-industry green shift
OPINION
A systemic approach to innovation in land use and nature-based solutions
Daniel Zimmer Director Sustainable Land Use at EIT Climate-KIC
A systemic approach to innovation in land use and nature-based solutions
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