Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture (MICCA) Programme
Tackling Climate Change through livestock
Webinar – Introduction to LEAP Life Cycle Assessment Guidelines
The LEAP partnership and the MICCA Programme hosted a webinar to introduce three sector specific Life Cycle Assessment guidelines focusing on the poultry, small ruminant and animal feed supply chains. The guidelines present a methodology for the assessment of the environmental performance of livestock supply chains. This initiative represented an important step towards coordinated cross-sectoral and international effort to harmonize measurement approaches. The webinar was followed by a facilitated online discussion.
The purpose for the webinar was to seek out public feedback on draft guidelines with the aim of strengthening the guidance provided and ensure their relevance in a broad range of situations.
The webinar consisted of the following, click to view the recordings:
For more information on the LEAP guidelines and review process: www.fao.org/partnerships/leap/public-review
Online learning event - Tackling climate change through livestock: Global assessment and multi-stakeholder initiative
In October 2013 experts and over 250 participants from more than 35 countries discussed how to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the livestock sector. Participants included the Community of Practice, experts from FAO’s Climate, Energy and Land Tenure Division and Animal Health and Production Division. Two multi-stakeholder initiatives: the Livestock Environmental Assessment Performance (LEAP) Partnership and Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock presented their activities.
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Webinar 1 - Livestock life cycle analysis and climate change mitigation
Introduction, presentations and discussion - Recording
Webinar 2 - Global multi-stakeholder initiatives for livestock and environmental concerns
Summary and closing of the webinar - Recording
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