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The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Its goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. With over 194 member states, FAO works in over 130 countries worldwide.

CCAC Activities

Workstream | Agriculture
Ongoing
Enteric fermentation is a natural part of the digestive process in ruminant animals such as cattle, sheep, goats, and buffalo. Microbes in the digestive tract, or rumen, decompose and ferment food,...
Ruminant production and enteric methane
Workstream | Agriculture
Ongoing
Poor manure management practices are common on much of the world’s farms, as farmers lack awareness about the value of livestock manure as a fertilizer and fuel. Manure is often disposed of in piles...
Manure management

Resources

2017 | Reports, Case Studies & Assessments
, New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre (NZAGRC)

This study evaluates the potential for improving milk production while reducing enteric methane emission intensity from dairy production in Sri Lanka. The overall objective of this study is to...

 Options for Low Emission Development in the Sri Lanka Dairy Sector: Reducing enteric methane for food security and livelihoods
2017 | Reports, Case Studies & Assessments
, New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre (NZAGRC)

This study evaluates the potential for improving beef productivity while reducing enteric methane emission intensity from beef production in Argentina. The overall objective of this study is to...

Low Emissions Development of the Beef Cattle Sector in Argentina: Reducing enteric methane for food security and livelihoods
2017 | Reports, Case Studies & Assessments
, New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre (NZAGRC)

This study evaluates the potential for improving milk production while reducing enteric methane emission intensity from dairy production in Kenya. The overall objective of this study is to support...

Options for Low Emission Development in the Kenya Dairy Sector
2017 | Reports, Case Studies & Assessments
, New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre (NZARGC)

This study evaluates the potential for improving milk production while reducing enteric methane emission intensity from dairy cattle production in Ethiopia. The overall objective of this study is...

Supporting Low Emissions Development in the Ethiopian Dairy Cattle Sector: Reducing enteric methane for food security and livelihoods
2016 | Online Training & Materials
, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Wageningen UR (University & Research Centre)

This webinar on Integrated Manure Management was conducted on February 17, 2016 and organized by the Livestock and Manure Management project lead by Wageningen UR Livestock Research and Food and...

2016 | Online Training & Materials
, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Wageningen UR (University & Research Centre)

This webinar on Integrated Manure Management was conducted on February 24, 2016 and organized by the Livestock and Manure Management project lead by Wageningen UR Livestock Research and Food and...

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