Agriculture

POLICY DROVE MODERN AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES AND EMISSIONS DECLINES

Continual modernization of agricultural practices in India, Europe, and southern Brazil enabled increased productivity without marked increases in cultivated land.

subjectEmissions Drivers

These graphs show the changes in Agriculture emissions drivers in Brazil, the EU, and India

 
 
 

Brazil Agricultural production intensity


Although the intensity of food production per hectare increased, mechanization did not increase.

     
     
     
     

    European Union Contribution of agricultural emissions drivers to changes in agricultural greenhouse gas emissions in EU27 (Methane)


    Methane emissions from livestock declined as the number of cattle decreased.

       
       
       
       

      India Agricultural net exports


      Output grew to meet domestic food demand (not shown) and the export of agricultural raw materials.