Tools on greenhouse gas assessments for enhancing transparency
GLEAM v 3.0 DashboardWebsite
Results from the latest version of Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Model (GLEAM), using 2015 as a reference year, are accessible through our GLEAM dashboard, an interactive web application. This application allows aggregation and visualization of data related to livestock numbers,...
UNFCCC quality assurance (QA) processWebsite
The UNFCCC Quality assurance (QA) process is offered (upon request) to developing countries wishing to improve their GHG Inventories and Inventory Management systems. The process helps countries to get prepared for the official reviews of their Biennial update reports and upcoming Biennial...
Projections of greenhouse gas emissions and removals: An introductory guide for practitionersPDF
This paper aims to provide a short practical introduction about developing GHG projections, targeted at policymakers and other climate practitioners from developing countries with limited experience in this field. The paper provides an overview of key steps for preparing GHG projections, and...
A Methodological Approach for a Consistent and Accurate Land Representation Using the FAO Open Foris Collect Earth Tool for GHG InventoriesWebsite
The land use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) sector plays and will continue to play a crucial role in international efforts to mitigate climate change. Developing a greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory for the LULUCF sector is inherently associated with complexity and methodological...
Technical guidance for the Nationally Determined Contribution Expert Tool (NEXT)PDF
The Nationally Determined Contribution Expert Tool (NEXT) is a greenhouse gas accounting tool developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to support annual environmental impact assessment for the Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use sector (AFOLU). It...
Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Model (GLEAM): Model description. version 3.0PDF
The Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Model is a modelling framework that simulates the bio-physical processes and activities along livestock supply chains under a life cycle assessment approach. It provides a detailed description of herd dynamics, feed rations and manure management...
EX-Ante Carbon-balance Tool (EX-ACT)Website
Based on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) methodology, EX-ACT allows users to estimate the impact of agriculture, forestry and other land-use (AFOLU) investments and policies on GHG emission levels.
Quality assurance/Quality control (QA/QC) and verificationWebsite
The Quality assurance/Quality control (QA/QC) and verification tool allows users to compare national greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory data for the AFOLU sector as reported to the UNFCCC with data from the FAOSTAT emissions database. The tool can help countries improve their capacity to report on...
EX-Ante Carbon-balance Tool (EX-ACT) for value chainsPDF
Mainly used for simple value chains in developing countries, EX-ACT VC is a multi-agent based tool appraising input supply, production, transport, processing and using numerous indicators.
Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Model – interactive GLEAM-iWebsite
GLEAM-i is the first open, user-friendly and livestock-specific tool designed to support governments, project planners, producers, industry and civil society organizations to calculate greenhouse gas emissions using IPCC Tier 2 methods. GLEAM-I can be used in the preparation of national...
Collect Earth is a tool that enables data collection and analysis of high resolution satellite imagery through Google Earth for a wide variety of purposes, including Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF) assessments and quantification of deforestation, reforestation and desertification.
Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Model (GLEAM)Website
The global livestock environmental assessment model (GLEAM) is a modelling framework that simulates the interaction of activities and processes involved in livestock production and the environment. It is designed to analyse multiple environmental dimensions, such as feed use, greenhouse gas...
Greenhouse Gas Data Management (GHG-DM) toolOther
This excel-based package helps GHG inventory compilers manage the information related to the activity data (AD) and parameters in the agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU); energy; industrial processes and product use (IPPU); and waste sectors. Each excel file contains a comprehensive...
The Nationally Determined Contribution Expert Tool (NEXT)Website
FAO develops and disseminates new tools and guidelines to assist countries in analyzing the impacts of climate change, planning appropriate responses to these impacts, and meeting new national reporting requirements. The Nationally Determined Contributions Expert Tool (NEXT) is a country-tailored...
U.S. EPA toolkit for building national GHG inventory systemsWebsite
The U.S. EPA toolkit for building national GHG inventory systems is intended to help national GHG inventory compilers build and advance a national GHG inventory system that suits their national context. It includes pre-defined national system templates. Completed templates (adapted to reflect...
Methodologies and guidelines
|Kind of Activities||Monitoring, reporting and evaluation|
|Collection Updated||November 2023|