Home > webcast > Home

Biotechnologies Symposium. Parallel Session 1.3. How can biotechnologies contribute to adaptation with mitigation co-benefits?

Sheikh Zayed Centre (FAO Headquarters)
 Rome time

Chair: Olivier le Gall, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Paris, France

Co-chair: Chittaranjan Kole, Jacob School of Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Allahabad, India

Introductory remarks: Olivier le Gall

Agricultural biotechnology and the economics of food security and climate change mitigation, Daniel Sumner, University of California Davis, Davis, United States of America

Biodiversity key to helping farmers adapt to climate change, Stephan Weise, Bioversity International, Rome, Italy

Biological nitrification inhibition (BNI) in plants: Implications for nitrogen-use efficiency and nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural systems, Guntur Venkata Subbarao, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, Tsukuba, Japan

Mitigation of enteric methane emissions from ruminant animals, Henning Steinfeld, FAO Livestock Information, Sector Analysis and Policy Branch, Rome, Italy

Use of biodiversity as a biotechnological tool for carbon sequestration in the tropics, Paulo Kageyama, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Carbon sequestration in agricultural soils: The “4 per mil” program, Hervé Saint Macary, Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD), Montpellier, France


Discussion: moderated by Olivier le Gall

Closing remarks: Olivier le Gall


Topics: Agriculture & crops,Biotechnology
The copy has been successful!

About FAO webcast

The FAO webcast page provides live transmissions of events held at FAO headquarters. 

(The interpretation of proceedings serves to facilitate communication and does not constitute an authentic or verbatim record of the proceedings. Only the original speech is authentic)