LRG December 2016 Newsletter
Read the latest newsletter of the Global Research Alliance’s Livestock Research Group here.
January 26, 2017
A joint project is underway to help countries improve the way they measure, report and verify greenhouse gas emissions from livestock. Each country currently has different methods of measuring, reporting and verifying (known colloquially as ‘MRV’). The project is divided into four steps: Characterise international requirements for MRV Identify the approaches countries are currently taking […]
November 7, 2016
In southern Sri Lanka, smallholder farmers grazing their cattle on local coconut plantations have achieved significant improvements in both livestock and coconut productivity by supplementing with Gliricidia sepium and low-cost concentrates, and through strategic manure management. For three years, the farmers supplemented their cattle’s natural herbage fodder with a high-protein tree fodder crop (G. sepium), […]
September 30, 2016
The latest version of the GRA’s Livestock Research Group newsletter is now available. This edition has articles on: * Our work with countries in South and South East Asia to support their development of livestock GHG inventories * New research guidelines from our Feed and Nutrition Network on conducting in vitro experiments * A preview […]
February 23, 2017
The winter 2017 newsletter from our Partner, Global Open Data for Agriculture & Nutrition (GODAN), is now available. This issue includes information about the latest documentary from their YouTube channel of a UK farmer utilising satellite data for precision farming. Read the newsletter here
February 16, 2017
The latest newsletter from our Partner, the Joint Programming Initiative on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (FACCE-JPI) is now available. This edition includes new funding call and workshop opportunities, and information on their new vice-chairs. Click here to access the newsletter.
February 2, 2017
The first edition of the FACCE-ERA newsletter is now available, and features information on the funding call and related events. Click here to read the newsletter.
11/04/2017 - 12/04/2017
Washington DC, USA
The 2017 meeting of the Livestock Research Group (LRG) will be hosted by the United States Government at the USDA National Institute of Food & Agriculture (NIFA) Waterfront Centre in Washington DC on 11-12 April 2017. The meeting will be structured to explore the flagship programmes of relevance to the LRG that were adopted by the Council […]
14/02/2016 - 20/02/2016
The GGAA and LRG Research Network meetings are currently underway in Melbourne, Australia (14-20 February 2016). See details below. 1. Sixth Greenhouse Gas & Animal Agriculture (GGAA) conference 14-18 February 2016 The GGAA is the world’s premier event on livestock emissions research and it will meet consecutively with the Livestock Research Group (LRG) in Australia, bringing together […]
23/09/2015 - 25/09/2015
This Livestock Research Group’s “Improving GHG inventories from livestock in south and south-east Asia” workshop took place on 23-25 September 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. Over the three days, the benefits of higher Tier greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories for livestock systems were developed; and the steps required for participating countries to improve their inventories consistent with their […]
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The workshop was attended by five non-GRA member countries; Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia, as well as participants from GRA member countries from all around the world. During the first day the workshop focused on the policy context of the GRA with presentations on the importance of agriculture in Mid-Europe, the functioning and possibilities of the GRA and […]