November 12, 2016

Sustainable EU Livestock: The way forward

Screen Shot 2016-03-21 at 5.43.40 PMEU40 and Elanco Animal Health jointly organised the third debate of the series “Sustainable EU Livestock: Actions Towards an Innovative, Climate-Smart and Competitive Future“.

The event entitled “Sustainable EU Livestock: The way forward” took place on the 30th of November 2016, from 13:00 to 15:00h, room JAN 6Q2 at the European Parliament.
This final debate was a wrap-up discussion of the 3 pillars of sustainable livestock production: environmental, economic and social, debated during the first events of the trilogy. Participants discussed the way forward towards making the sector more sustainable, as well as how to bridge the trust gap between the livestock sector and consumers.

The third debate, part of a trilogy, was co-hosted by MEP Franc Bogovic (EPP), MEP Michela Giuffrida (S&D), MEP Daniel Dalton (ECR) and MEP Hannu Takkula (ALDE).

Luis Carazo Jimenez, Head of Unit – Animal Products, DG AGRI-European Commission, Jannes Maes, Vice-President of CEJA (the European Council of Young Farmers), Lynn Frewer, Professor of Food & Society at Newcastle University, Lukasz Dominiak, General Director of the Polish Poultry Council, Henning Steinfeld, Chief of Livestock Information, Sector Analysis and Policy Branch at FAO and Nan-Dirk Mulder, Senior Animal Protein Analyst at Rabobank are confirmed speakers at the event.

Agenda is available at this LINK.

The event report is available at this LINK.

The presentations of speakers may be accessed by clicking this LINK

For a wrap-up video of the event, please click this LINK.

Interviews with MEPs and speakers may be viewed below:

Interviews with MEPs who have co-hosted the 2nd debate are available at this LINK.

The first debate, entitled “Environmental sustainability of livestock production”took place on the 27th of April 2016.

The second debate, entitled Economic and social pillars of sustainable livestock production, took place on the 28th of September 2016.