Pioneering Carbon Neutrality in Agriculture: Empowering Sustainable Solutions for the Future
IAAS recently concluded a successful webinar on “Innovation Strategy for Green Development and Carbon Sink.” The event, held on 8th May 2023, featured four distinguished experts who shared valuable insights on mitigating climate change through sustainable agriculture practices.
Bringing together renowned specialists in the field, the webinar included Dr. Julie A. Howe, Professor of Soil Chemistry and Fertility at Texas A&M University, Dr. Scott Chang, Professor in the Department of Renewable Resources at the University of Alberta, Dr. Ming-Jer Tsai and Dr. Bonnet Chiang from the Experimental Forest, College of Bioresources and Agriculture at National Taiwan University, and Dr. Ville Isoherranen, Director of the School of Engineering and Natural Resources at Oulu University of Applied Sciences.
Dr. Howe presented the Texas Climate Smart Initiative, encouraging climate-smart practices and farm-specific management plans. Dr. Chang highlighted the role of afforestation in mitigating climate change and shared carbon sequestration data. Dr. Tsai and Dr. Chiang discussed Taiwan’s forest carbon sink and its contribution to Sustainable Development Goals. Dr. Isoherranen explored research, development, and innovation actions for achieving carbon neutrality in agriculture.
A panel discussion further addressed audience questions, moderated by Dr. Cheng-I Wei. The webinar emphasized the urgency of climate change and the importance of sustainable agriculture for carbon neutrality. It provided practical solutions for a sustainable future.