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FAO online learning event on Tackling climate change through livestock: Global assessment and multi-stakeholder initiatives, 22-24 October 2013

The online learning event is organized jointly by the Community of practice for climate change mitigation in agriculture of the Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture (MICCA) Programme and the Livestock Information, Sector Analysis and Policy Branch of FAO in collaboration with the Global Agenda of Action and LEAP (Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance Partnership).  The event will consist of online discussions and 2 webinars:Webinar 1: Livestock life cycle analysis and climate change mitigationTuesday, 22 October at 10:00–11:30hrs (GMT +1) 
  • Greenhouse gas emissions from livestock supply chains: LCA assessments for monogastrics and ruminants – Carolyn Opio, FAO
  • Climate change mitigation in the livestock sector: overall potential, options and case studies – Anne Mottet, FAO
Webinar 2: Global multi-stakeholder initiatives for livestock and environmental concernsThursday, 24 October at 14:30–15:30hrs (GMT +1)
  • LEAP, a partnership on the environmental benchmarking of livestock supply chains – Alison Watson, FAO 
  • Private sector‘s role and interest in LEAP – Nicolas Martin, Policy advisor, European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC)
  • The Global Agenda of Action in Support of sustainable Livestock Sector Development – Jeroen Dijkman, FAO
For further information and to enroll, please click on this link here.
Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture (MICCA) Programme