Reducing Enteric Methane for improving food security and livelihoods

Existing mitigation measures

  • A number of existing emissions reduction levers can be exploited to achieve to mitigate enteric methane emissions. The measures typically fall into 4 categories: feed, animal health, genetics and addressing environmental constraints.
  • Although the elements of good practice are likely to be similar for all countries, country and production systems contexts are widely different. Interventions need to be tailored to diversity of situations.