Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance (LEAP) Partnership
 

Webinars

Introduction to LEAP Life Cycle Assessment Guidelines

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

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 represents an important step towards coordinated cross-sectoral and international effort to harmonize measurement approaches. The webinar was followed by a facilitated online discussion.

The webinar consisted of the following, click on to hear the recordings:

  • Introduction to the webinar
    Beverley Henry, Queensland University of Technology and University of Sydney
    [Recording]

  • Introduction to the development of the LEAP Partnership and LEAP guidelines
    Pierre Gerber, FAO
    [Slideshow - pdf 810 Kb] [Recording]

  • Specific guidance provided by the LEAP guidelines
    Greg Thoma, University of Arkansas, USA; Stewart Ledgard, AgResearch - New Zealand; and Theun Vellinga, Wageningen University and Research Centre 
    [Slideshows - pdf 1,74 Mb] [Recording]

  • Stakeholder insights and review process
    Michele Galatola, European Commission; Frank Mitloehner, University of California, Davis; Camillo De Camillis, FAO
    [Recording]

  • Q&A and summary of webinar
    Beverley Henry, Queensland University of Technology and University of Sydney
    [Slideshow - pdf 295 Kb] [Recording]

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Contacts

LEAP Partnership secretariat
FAO, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153 Rome, Italy
Livestock-Partnership@fao.org