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Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance (LEAP) Partnership

The multi-stakeholder initiative ‘Partnership on the environmental benchmarking of livestock supply chains’ is the result of a consultative process started in October 2010 between FAO’s Animal Production and Health Division and a group of agriculture and food business representatives resulting in the decision to further explore the possibility of developing a multi-stakeholder partnership on benchmarking and monitoring of the environmental performance of the livestock sector. [+]

Publications

Environmental performance of animal feeds supply chains
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Greenhouse gas emissions and fossil energy demand from poultry supply chains

Greenhouse gas emissions and fossil energy demand from poultry supply chains
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Greenhouse gas emissions and fossil energy demand from small ruminant supply chains

Greenhouse gas emissions and fossil energy demand from small ruminant supply chains
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Public Review

Principles for the assessment of livestock impacts on
biodiversity

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 Developing sound tools for transition to sustainable food and agriculture
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Environmental performance of large ruminant supply chains
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 A review of indicators and methods to assess biodiversity
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Activities

1

Component
Sector specific guidelines and methods for the life cycle assessment of GHG emissions from livestock food chains


2Component
Global database of GHG emissions related to feed crops

3

Component
Development of indicators and methods for the evaluation of wider environmental performance of livestock


4Component
Development of communication strategy