Livestock occupies 30% of the global land area and contributes 80% of all agriculture’s direct emissions

Organisation

5 reasons to attend this course

Better understand the sources and drivers controlling GHG emissions from livestock systems.

Have a holistic view of available tools to support informed decision making.

Acquire a critical perspective on mitigation and adaptation strategies and their socioeconomic assessment.

Gain hands-on experience working on real case studies in Mediterranean conditions.

Connect and network with professionals from other countries involved in the management of the environmental consequences of livestock farming in a context of climate change.

Lecturers

More than 20 hours in-class training

14 hours practical tutorials

8 leading international experts

Course given in English, Spanish and French

Programme

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09:00-    10:00

Openning

10:00-    11:00

Context

A. Mottet, A. del Prado

11:00-    11:30

Coffee break

11:30-    12:30

Context

A. Mottet, A. del Prado

11:30-    12:30

Discussion based on the situation, perspectives and challenges in participants' countries

A. Mottet, A. del Prado, F. Estellés

13:30-    15:00

Lunch break

15:00-    17:00

Greenhouse gases from livestock systems

A. del Prado, David Styles

09:00-    10:00

Greenhouse gases from livestock systems

A. del Prado, David Styles

10:00-    11:00

Measuring and monitoring livestock GHG emissions and sinks

F. Estellés, K. Klumpp

11:00-    11:30

Coffee break

11:30-    13:30

Measuring and monitoring livestock GHG emissions and sinks

F. Estellés, K. Klumpp

13:30-    15:00

Lunch break

15:00-    16:00

Measuring and monitoring livestock GHG emissions and sinks

F. Estellés, K. Klumpp

16:00-    19:00

Practical work

Livestock GHG National Inventories: basic calculation of Tier I emissions based on a country case

David Styles, A. del Prado, F. Estellés, D, K. Klumpp

09:00-    10:00

What should we model and why? Types of models

A. del Prado, K. Klumpp

10:00-    11:00

Life cycle assessment (LCA): products footprints

David Styles

11:00-    11:30

Coffee break

11:30-    12:30

Mitigation: Productivity gains and efficiency

A. del Prado

12:30-    13:30

Better integration of livestock in circular bioeconomy

David Styles

Demand-side approaches

F. Estellés

13:30-    15:00

Lunch break

15:00-    16:00

Enhancing carbon sinks/offsets

K. Klumpp

16:00-    17:00

Practical work

Estimation of soil carbon sequestration

K. Klumpp, A. del Prado

17:00-    19:00

Practical work

A simple field scale model for grassland systems: NCYCLE

A. del Prado, F. Estellés

09:00-    11:00

Climate change adaptation strategies for livestock

V. Blanfort

11:00-    11:30

Coffee break

11:30-    12:30

Discussion on climate change adaptation opportunities

V. Blanfort, A. del Prado, F. Estellés, David Styles, K. Klumpp, A. Mottet

12:30-    13:30

Synergies and trade-offs between mitigation and adaptation measures. Examples of successful practices

A. del Prado

13:30-    15:00

Lunch break

15:00-    19:00

Practical work

Global to subnational scale and LCA approach: FAO Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Model interactive (GLEAM-i)

A. Mottet, V. Blanfort, A. del Prado, F. Estellés, David Styles, K. Klumpp

09:00-    11:00

Socio-economic assessments and policies

S. Pellerin, D. Moran

11:00-    11:30

Coffee break

11:30-    13:30

Socio-economic assessments and policies

S. Pellerin, D. Moran

13:30-    15:00

Lunch break

15:00-    17:00

Round table discussion

S. Pellerin, D. Moran, A. del Prado, F. Estellés, A. Mottet

Train at an outstanding international institution

Registration

The course is targeted to professionals with a university degree, and is specially oriented towards public and private planners and decision makers, technical advisors, livestock producers, environmentalists and R&D professionals involved in the management of the environmental consequences of livestock farming in a context of climate change.

The course will be held at IAMZ-CIHEAM in Zaragoza from 11 to 15 February 2019.
Application deadlines:
30 November 2018 - if you need a visa or intend to apply for a grant to attend the course.
14 January 2019 - for candidates not requiring a visa and not applying for a grant.

Registration fees for the course amount to 500 euro. This sum covers tuition fees only.
Candidates from Mediterranean CIHEAM member countries, from FAO member countries, from institutions of GRA member countries from Africa, Latin America and Caribbean, and from ICARDA Middle East and North Africa partners may apply for scholarships covering registration fees and for scholarships covering the cost of travel and full board accommodation.
Candidates from other countries who require financial support should apply directly to other national or international institutions.

It is compulsory for participants to have medical insurance valid for Spain. Proof of insurance cover must be given at the beginning of the course. Those who so wish may participate in a collective insurance policy taken out by the Organisation, upon payment of the stipulated sum.

Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza

  Av. Montañana 1005, 50059 Zaragoza, Spain

  www.iamz.ciheam.org

 iamz@iamz.ciheam.org

 +34 976716000

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