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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. [+]

Why LEAP?

Farmers, consumers and other
livestock stakeholders are increasingly
in need of more information about the
environmental performance [read more]

What do we do?

LEAP develops comprehensive guidance and methodology for understanding the environmental performance of livestock supply chains. [read more]

Have your say

Two new guidelines available for public review:

Measuring and modelling soil carbon stocks and stock changes in livestock production systems

Water use of livestock production system and supply chains 

Click here to read the instructions and download the files.

Deadline: 22 August 2018.

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