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    • Agriculture

    03 February 2016 - 03 February 2016

    Name: Manure: a valuable resource! An Introduction to Integrated Manure Management (1st Webinar)

    Sector: Agriculture

    Location: Webinar, N/A

    Event Details:

    The Livestock 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 Climate Change.

    Shortly before each webinar you will receive login instructions and additional information through an email list called Dgroups.

    Organised By:  Livestock and Manure Management project headed by FAO and Wageningen UR (University & Research Centre)

    Time:   1 pm CET

    Website:   https://dgroups.org/fao/micca/livestock_climatechange/join

    Key Speakers:

    • 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.
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    • Agriculture

    17 February 2016 - 17 February 2016

    Name: Manure: a valuable resource! Manure Management in Large-scale Footloose/Landless Livestock Systems (2nd Webinar)

    Sector: Agriculture

    Location: Webinar, N/A

    Event Details:

    The Livestock 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 Climate Change.

    Shortly before each webinar you will receive login instructions and additional information through an email list called Dgroups.

    Organised By:  Livestock and Manure Management project headed by FAO and Wageningen UR (University & Research Centre)

    Time:   1 pm CET

    Website:   https://dgroups.org/fao/micca/livestock_climatechange/join

    Key Speakers:

    • 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.
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    • Agriculture

    24 February 2016 - 24 February 2016

    Name: Manure: a valuable resource! Manure Management in Smallholder Crop-Livestock Systems (3rd Webinar)

    Sector: Agriculture

    Location: Webinar, N/A

    Event Details:

    The Livestock 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 Climate Change.

    Shortly before each webinar you will receive login instructions and additional information through an email list called Dgroups.

    Organised By:  Livestock and Manure Management project headed by FAO and Wageningen UR (University & Research Centre)

    Time:   1 pm CET

    Website:   https://dgroups.org/fao/micca/livestock_climatechange/join

    Key Speakers:

    • Recap of webinar No. 1 and deepening the subject of smallholder crop-livestock systems
      by Asaah NDAMBI, Researcher at International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Kenya; and partner in the Livestock and Manure Management project.
    • The role of the Public sector
      by Khan HUQUE, Chief Scientific Officer & Head, Animal Production Research Division & Former DG at Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute (BLRI) in Bangladesh.
    • The role of the Private sector
      by Didier MOREAU Director Milk Quality, Nature and Sustainable Agriculture at Danone Dairy Division in France.
    • The role of NGOs
      by Steven VON EIJE, Advisor Renewable Energy at SNV – Netherlands Development Organisation in Vietnam.
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