Dairy farmers have an opportunity to sell carbon credits. But should they? The answer is not a simple “yes” or “no.” Global Dairy Platform (GDP) and Quantis have worked in partnership to produce a briefing paper which provides background information and practical next steps to determine whether to sell carbon credits without risking the dairy … Continue reading Carbon Credits and the dairy sector: to sell or not to sell?
The first life-cycle assessment (LCA)-based methodology for calculating carbon sequestration in cattle production systems is now available for pilot testing. The methodology, C-Sequ, was developed by a consortium of dairy and beef organizations, global soil scientists and LCA specialists. “Our farmers take all kinds of actions to reduce their climate impact. Carbon sequestration is a … Continue reading New LCA-Based Methodology for Calculating Carbon Sequestration Released
Public Consultation on LCA guidelines for the calculation of Carbon Sequestration for the cattle sector
The C-Sequ project has developed a set of guidelines for the calculation of Carbon Sequestration using an LCA approach. These guidelines are now available for public consultation until 9 December 2020 and the project partners are now seeking the input of a wide range of stakeholders to ensure the methodology is as robust as possible. … Continue reading Public Consultation on LCA guidelines for the calculation of Carbon Sequestration for the cattle sector
DSF Annual Members Meeting The Role of the DSF in a Changing Sustainable Food System Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 If not done already – DON’T FORGET TO REGISTER – Details below. Two high-level keynote speakers have now confirmed their involvement in this virtual and interactive meeting! Please use this link to register here for the … Continue reading DSF Annual Members Meeting 23 Sept 2020 – register now!
A range of topics will be covered across eight 1 hour webinars for DSF Members between May and August 2020. Soils, biodiversity, water, animal care & working conditions are just some of the topics, alongside a progress update on the DSF Reporting model and the US experience of criteria, materiality & priorities. We are delighted … Continue reading DSF Members Only Webinar Programme 2020
Twenty years ago, World Milk Day was established by FAO to recognize the importance of milk as a global food and to celebrate the dairy sector. Each year since, the benefits of milk and dairy have been actively promoted around the world. To help create a positive stream of conversation in advance, the 2020 celebrations will … Continue reading Join us in celebrating World Milk Day 2020