GFarm for LIFE brings together key stakeholders from science, business, public and state sectors to jointly implement and develop a project which aims to develop a systematic ecosystem model for a more accurate and reliable assessment and register of GHG in agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) sector and design a framework for a national carbon absorption certification and monitoring.

The specialness of our project is that its actions take place directly in parallel with the upcoming EC regulations, allowing direct involvement in the process and helping design a national strategy that would have the potential to be an example in Europe.


Strategic Challenge: Achieving national and EU climate change mitigation and adaptation targets by enabling systemic change in part of Lithuania’s AFOLU sector and governance regarding GHG emission reduction and implementing carbon farming initiatives.

  • Lack of common procedures and holistic approaches for AFOLU sectors’ climate impact assessment at scale.
  • The technological ecosystem for GHG emission and sequestration monitoring, accounting, and informed decision-making within the AFOLU sector is underdeveloped.
  • Insufficient positive incentives to promote behavioural change within the AFOLU sector and support the transition towards carbon farming practices.


  • Holistic Methodology
    To develop, pilot and validate holistic methodologies and streamlined procedures for GHG emission and sequestration assessment for the Lithuanian AFOLU sector at local (farm), regional and national levels
  • GHG Monitoring Database And Carbon Register
    To collect, update and validate soil and forestry monitoring databases at the local – farm/land site, regional – different country area and national -Lithuania levels as a framework for monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) structure
  • Data Calculation And Measuring Technological Infrastructure
    To develop, pilot and implement a common technological infrastructure and cross-platform digital tools for GHG balance monitoring, accounting, data exchange and governance for the agriculture sector
  • Recommendations For Promoting A Carbon Farming System
    To establish and pilot an incentives framework at the national level for reducing the climate impact of the Lithuanian AFOLU sector based on market principles (by encouraging additional investment), policy guidelines and farmer behavioural change


  • AgriFood Lithuania DIH
  • UAB ART21
  • UAB Dojus Agro
  • UAB Litagra
  • National Paying Agency
  • Lithuanian State Forest Service
  • Vytautas Magnus university
  • Lithuanian Forest and Land Owners Association
  • UAB Melda
  • UAB Strategy Labs

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