Agriculture

Sustainable rice cultivation in wetland area [Sep. 2019]

Summary

Year: 2015 - 2020

The removal of rice straw avoids all emissions that are not linked to the growing cycle but to current treatment methods. The emission reductions obtained with the removal of rice straw compared to "fangueo" or its burning are 6.5 and 4.8 tonnes of CO2eq/ha respectively. In addition, using straw as a building material would result in carbon sequestration

Highlights

Policy Type: Incentive 440€/ha

  • Reduces emissions
  • Carbon sequestration

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