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April 2022

FACCE-JPI Workshop on Policy Coherence

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CEST

The Joint Programming Initiative for Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (FACCE-JPI) is pleased to invite you to a workshop on 25 April 2022, entitled “Science Advice to Policy Coherence for Sustainable Food Systems”. This workshop aims to bring together policy makers, academics and representatives of stakeholder organisations to discuss effective science to policy advice for food systems policy coherence. The discussions will centre around the holistic and integrated approaches that include trade-offs and synergies, which is the focus of…

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BovINE Webinar: Carbon Sequestration

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CEST

Leaders of the BovINE Environmental Sustainability Thematic Working Group, Riet Desmet and Karen Goosens will be joined by experts Paul Pardon, Josselin Andurand and Ennio Facq for this webinar focusing on Carbon Sequestration. Carbon sequestration is an important part of the reduction of greenhouse gases. In this, beef production systems can play an important role and help to improve soil health. Different ways exist to sequester more carbon (C) in the soil. A known practice, yet newly discovered in some…

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May 2022

International Conference on Zero GHG Emission in High Productive Agriculture

May 3 - May 5

The international conference on 'Zero Greenhouse Emission in High Productive Agriculture - ZEA' will be held 3 - 5 May 2022 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The conference is organised by Aarhus University and hosted and financially supported by Novo Nordisk Foundation and the venue is Tuborg Havnevej 19, DK-2600 Hellerup. Greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture originate from livestock, manure, soils, land use and fossil fuels. Society is increasingly successful in reducing emissions from non-agricultural sectors, and within a few years, agriculture will…

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European seminar: SusCrop

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - May 12 @ 3:00 pm CEST

European seminar on research and innovation in sustainable crop production & workshop on enhancement and optimization of innovation SusCrop is an ERA-Net Cofund Action under H2020, which aims to strengthen the European Research Area (ERA) in the field of Sustainable Crop Production. In 2019 under the first co-funded Call, SusCrop selected 13 transnational research projects for funding within the area of sustainable and resilient crop production. For more details about the 1st call and selected projects, please visit this website. In…

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CCAC Agriculture Hub full meeting

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT

CCAC Partners and all interested parties are invited to join the CCAC Agriculture Hub's first Full Hub meeting on 12 May 2022. It will be co-chaired by representatives from Costa Rica, the US, and Vietnam. The meeting will focus on the livestock sector and will be held in 3 parts: Part 1 will include presentations on country best practices and science and research; Part 2 will bring together a panel to focus on barriers to implementation; and Part 3 will…

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Webinar: Do nutrients limit soil carbon sequestration?

May 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

This webinar series is sponsored by the International Soil Carbon Network in partnership with the Midwest, Northeast, and Northwest USDA Climate Hubs, the American Geophysical Union, and the tri-societies–the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. Keen public interest in soil carbon sequestration will test the scientific community’s ability to deliver effective soil management practices and durable scientific concepts. In this webinar series we will hear diverse perspectives on key questions that…

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Info Webinar: 2022 Joint Research Call between Ireland and New Zealand

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am NZST

New Joint Research Mechanism on climate and agriculture launched between Ireland and New Zealand The Joint Research Initiative enables research calls to address the impact of high to medium-intensity grassland livestock systems on the climate and the environment. It builds on established research links between Ireland and New Zealand and strengthens existing cooperation and collaboration between funders and researchers on a bi-lateral basis. The first research call under this initiative has been launched – "Strategies, technologies and novel production systems…

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Webinar: Scaling up feed additives & evidence for impacts

May 19 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am NZST

As the livestock sector seeks to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, efforts to identify greenhouse gas emission mitigation opportunities have accelerated. A new industry of feed additives and concentrates claiming to reduce emissions is rapidly expanding. Yet, skepticism remains, and a lack of user-friendly synthesis of existing research has left investors and policy makers without a clear indication of feed additives’ potential. Are additives that mitigate methane available or effective? Are…

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Webinar & Online Networking: EJP Soil External Call

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm CEST

Join this event to learn more about the EJP SOIL Second External Call. The webinar will cover an overview of all relevant aspects for the Call and will give a short introduction to the submission tool. Following the Webinar the call office will provide a virtual networking space where interested applicants can get connected. Learn more HERE and register HERE.

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AgMIP Conference: Making Climate-Smart Agriculture Work

May 24 @ 11:00 am - May 26 @ 3:30 pm EDT

Join the virtual online AgMIP Conference on ‘Making Climate-Smart Agriculture Work’ from 24-26 May. Integrating science, modeling and economics to help farmers, ranchers and foresters mitigate and adapt to the challenges of climate change Find the agenda and register HERE.

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Webinar: The policy relevance of national GHG inventories in guiding mitigation for agriculture

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm UTC

Join the Inventories and NDC (I&NDC) Network on 24 May from 13:00 – 14:30 (GMT/UTC) for the first session of their 2022 webinar series titled “The policy relevance of national GHG inventories in guiding mitigation for agriculture”. This webinar will bring together leading experts and industry stakeholders to discuss the relevance of national agriculture inventories in guiding policy decisions and questions including: Why are agriculture GHG inventories so crucial for policy decisions?How can industry organisations and the inventory work together?What…

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Webinar: Greener Cattle Initiative Funding Opportunity

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Join FFAR for an informational webinar on May 24 at 1 p.m. ET to discuss the Greener Cattle Initiative’s call for research applications and learn more about this program. The Initiative, an industry collaborative created by the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) and Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, issued a request for applications to advance enteric methane reduction research. This funding opportunity specifically seeks research to develop scalable technologies that reduce enteric methane emissions and enhance sustainable production…

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