Sandra Cortés-Acosta

Working paper

Identifying barriers to adoption of “no-cost” greenhouse gas mitigation practices in pastoral systems

This research highlights different non-financial barriers that directly affect the adoption of mitigation practices. Identifying these barriers is key for future policy planning and GHG mitigation research, as, with clearer signals and incentive mechanisms, policy can better inform the decision-making of farmers, therefore reducing on-farm...
Briefing paper

Carbon farming on Māori land: insights on the decision-making process

Carbon farming, or the provision of CO2 credits, represents an opportunity for Māori landowners to receive carbon credits from reforestation or afforestation. This study explores the nature of the decision-making processes around choosing to go into carbon farming, strengths and weaknesses of the current agreements...