Making Carbon Market Works for Smallholder Farmers: Opportunities and Challenges in Nigeria

This study explores the potential of carbon credits to benefit smallholder farmers, food and nutrition security, and sustainable land use in Nigeria. The report covers the history of carbon markets, the types of carbon credits, and the typical market actors as well as the most prevalent critique and risks associated with carbon offsets. The report also identifies potential ways of making carbon markets work for smallholder farmers between Nigeria and EU countries, especially the Netherlands.