Committee on Agriculture (COAG)

Side event #8

Sustainable livestock – what are the choices?

Thursday 29 September, 18:00–19:30, Iran Room

About the event: The Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock is a multistakeholder partnership (MSP) from the livestock sector that brings together governments, research institutions, private sector, civil society and international organizations, for policy dialogue and practice change. The Global Agenda organizes a panel discussion with high level representatives from different stakeholder groups to discuss the different roles of livestock systems in sustainable development. The focus is on the future of smallholders and pastoralists, with examples from Latin America, Oceania, India and Mongolia. What are the choices?

– Fritz Schneider, Chair Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock
– Wilfrid Legg, Keynote speaker, team leader of CFS High Level Panel of Experts report “Sustainable agricultural development for food security and nutrition: What roles for livestock?”
– Bolivar Toribio, Director of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture, Dominican Republic
– Choi-Ish Lkhasuren, Director General at Livestock Department, Ministry of Food, Agriculture & Light Industry, Mongolia
– Jeremy Hill, President, International Dairy Federation
– Pablo Frère, Secretario Ejecutivo Redes Chaco, World Alliance of Mobile Indigenous Peoples
– Sangram Chaudhary, Executive Director National Dairy Development Board, India

Summary of the event: Ren Wang, Assistant Director-General, FAO Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department

Languages: English, French, Spanish

Twitter hashtag: #COAG25

Side event will be webcast