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

Sheikh Zayed Centre (FAO Headquarters)
 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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