Climate investment in the food and agriculture sector in Latin America: the cases of biochar and protein transition in Argentina

Achieving the Paris Agreement necessitates transformative changes across all sectors globally, including significant reductions in AFOLU emissions and increased carbon sinks, particularly in Latin America where AFOLU emissions account for 46% of total emissions, mostly driven by commodity agriculture and livestock. This report analyses the status of the sector’s alignment with the objectives of the Paris Agreement and identifies investment opportunities in LAC that have the potential for transformational change to net zero emissions.