Name: Manure: a valuable resource! Manure Management in Large-scale Footloose/Landless Livestock Systems (2nd Webinar)
Location: Webinar, N/A
and Manure Management project headed by FAO and Wageningen UR (University
& Research centre) invites you to join a series
of three webinars entitled: Manure: a valuable resource!
The webinars emphasize the importance of proper livestock manure management as
a tool to improve food security, maintain soil fertility and health; and gain
renewable energy; with the co-benefit of reducing methane emissions and
improving soil resilience to climate change. The webinars aim to enlighten key
stakeholders on necessary actions for practice change in livestock manure
management and policy.
The webinars start with brief introductions by key
speakers from the public, private, and NGO sector; and with ample time for
questions, discussion and sharing of best practices. The first webinar sets the
scope, the second and third focus on large industrial livestock operations and
smallholder operations respectively.
To participate in the webinars please enlist to the
Livestock and Climate Change Mitigation in Agriculture Discussion Group (Dgroup). Click here to join the Dgroup on
Shortly before each webinar you will receive login
instructions and additional information through an email list called Dgroups.
Livestock and Manure Management project headed by FAO and Wageningen UR (University
& Research Centre)
Time: 1 pm CET
- Opening address: outlining the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) and framing the Livestock and Manure Management Component
by Mrs Helena MOLIN VALDÉS, Head of the CCAC Secretariat at the UN Environment Programme in France.
Setting the scope: Introduction to Integrated Manure Management and how this is an important element to feed the world. What are the principles that make it work?
by Theun VELLINGA, Senior Researcher Livestock Systems and Climate Change at Wageningen UR (University & Research centre) Livestock Research in the Netherlands; and leader of the Livestock and Manure Management project.
How to get to practice change?
by Eric KEMP-BENEDICT, Director of Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) Asia in Thailand; and partner in the Livestock and Manure Management project.