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GLEAM-i

GLEAM-interactive (GLEAM-i) brings the core functionalities of the FAO Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Model to the public in a single Excel file. GLEAM-i is the first open, user-friendly and livestock specific tool designed to support governments, project planners, producers, industry and civil society organizations to calculate emissions using Tier 2 methods. GLEAM-i can be used in the preparation of national inventories and in ex-ante project evaluation for the assessment of intervention scenarios in animal husbandry, feed and manure management. The new version allows the direct comparison between baseline and scenario conditions. [read more]
[download GLEAM-i] [download user guide]

Model description

GLOBAL LIVESTOCK ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT MODEL

The present documents describe in detail the different versions of the Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Model – GLEAM: modules, background data, assumptions, variables and equations. As GLEAM is in constant development, the documents are subject to changes and updates. Please verify you are referring to the intended version. To retrieve earlier versions of the documentation, please contact us.

 [download Version 2.0 Revision 2]

[download Version 1.0 Revision 4 ]

 

 

 

 

GLEAM Related publications

        

        

        

           

Tackling the climate change through livestock

Greenhouse gas emissions from ruminant supply chains

Greenhouse gas emissions from pig and chicken supply chains

Greenhouse gas emissions from the dairy sector

Additional and background publications

Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions in livestock production

Global livestock production systems

SOFA - Livestock in the balance

Gridded livestock of the world

Livestock's long shadow