4 per 1000 initiative: Mandate of BAIF

Nov 10, 2021

BAIF is one of the signatories of the ‘4 per 1,000’ multi-country initiative which was launched by the Government of France at the COP21 Paris Climate Summit held in 2015, with direct participation in four Tasks to increase carbon storage in agricultural soils by 0.4% every year to mitigate climate change, increase food security and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to ensure highly resilient agriculture through appropriate management of lands and soils to ensure carbon storage. BAIF is now formally a part of the Thematic Task Forces set up under the 4 per 1000 initiative to fulfil its mandate namely Reference Framework, Soil Regeneration, Good Agricultural Forestry and Other Land Use Practices (GAFOLUP) Helpdesk and Capacity Development. BAIF has developed suitable thematic proposals on restoration of soil fertility by adopting sustainable agriculture practices for food security and climate change adaptation and SDG Good Practices, adhering to the mandate of 4 per 1000 initiative.

On the occasion of “4 per 1000 Day” 2021 High-Level Segment held at Glassgow, Scotland on November 10, 2021, the President and Managing Trustee of BAIF, Mr. Bharat Kakade delivered a special talk.

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