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Biotechnologies Symposium. Parallel Session 1.2. Facing the challenges of climate change: Adaptation in the livestock and fishery sectors

Sheikh Zayed Centre (FAO Headquarters)
16.02.2016
 Rome time

Chair: Shadrack Moephuli, Agricultural Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa
Co-chair: Thuy Nguyen, BioSciences Research Division, Melbourne, Australia

 

Introductory remarks: Thuy Nguyen

 

Fish breeding for future environments under climate change, Panya Sae-Lim, Norwegian Institute of Food, Fishery and Aquaculture Research, Ås, Norway

 

Development of diagnostic tools and vaccines for aquatic animals, Sandra Adams, University of Stirling, Stirling, United Kingdom

 

Biotechnologies for animal breeding and coping with climate change, Paul Boettcher, FAO Animal Genetic Resources Branch, Rome, Italy


Use of biotechnologies to improve feed quantity and quality: Adaptation to the changing climate from the animal nutrition perspective, Ulrich Meyer, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Braunschweig, Germany


Development of livestock vaccines, Jean de Foucauld, Ceva Santé Animale, Libourne, France


A landscape genomics approach in unravelling adaptive genetic diversity in goats: A case study of South Africa, Farai Muchadeyi, Agricultural Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa


Discussion: moderated by Shadrack Moephuli


Closing remarks: Shadrack Moephuli

 

Topics: Agriculture & crops,Biotechnology
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