Issue #43, May 2022
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In this issue...

We report on recent and forthcoming DSF activities along with topical items for those engaged in sustainability efforts in the dairy sector... 

DSF Case Studies on reducing GHG Emissions available

A new case study on GHG mitigation is now published on the DSF website with more to follow shortly. This case study is from Arla Foods and it titled, Using big data to accelerate our cooperative owners’ journey towards carbon net zero.  It explains how Arla introduced…

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DSF Annual Members Meeting - 3 November 2022

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The Virtual DSF Annual Members Meeting will be held online on 3 November 2022, starting at 09h00 UK time. Planning for the meeting is underway. We anticipate the meeting lasting approximately 3 hours. We will keep you posted as arrangements evolve.

Times around the world for…

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Tree planting on Kenyan dairy farms to improve soil and farmer livelihoods

What a day! Last month DSF Member Palmhouse Dairies Ltd in conjunction with its partners the Rotary Club of Nairobi Muthaiga North, the Kenya Forestry Service, I & M Foundation and Miti Alliance, held a successful tree planting exercise with their supplying dairy farmers. Over 300 farmers…

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World Milk Day - 1 June 2022

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This year’s theme highlights the dairy sector’s climate actions, including Pathways to Dairy Net Zero. Please join in to help tell dairy’s sustainability story and showcase the innovation, technology and commitment of the sector to reduce its environmental footprint. Get involved and download an activation…

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DSF Biodiversity Community of Interest starts in June

Biodiversity is currently declining at an unparalleled rate across the world and there is an urgent need for action.  As custodians of land, the dairy industry has the opportunity to play a positive role in being part of the required change and can enhance biodiversity.  As one…

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IPCC Report published - Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change

IPCC report Mitigation of climate change


The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group III published the third part of the Sixth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change in April.  The report provides an updated global assessment of climate change mitigation progress and pledges, as well as examining the…

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UNFCCC Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture Meetings June 2022

At next week’s Bonn Climate Change Conference is a Subsidiaries Bodies’ (SB) session, the body providing advice to the Conference of the Parties on scientific and technological issues (SBSTA) and the one dealing with advice on implementation aspects of the convention (SBI). This session is meant to advance the negotiations and prepare the decisions…

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Six new global GRA Flagship Projects

It is exciting to note that six new global Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA) Flagship Projects have had the green light recently to go ahead. These projects will develop new knowledge to better understand agricultural greenhouse gases, have global relevance and applicability and generate high scientific impact. The GRA works collaboratively including…

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Do you know of anyone who is looking for a new role in sustainability and food production?

Cool Farm Alliance is seeking a Technical Manager. For details please click here

Other Sustainability News from DSF Members

We continue to share dairy sustainability news from around the membership.
Dairy Sustainability Alliance Spring 2022 from the Innovation Center for U.S Dairy
Why on earth should net zero matter? a recent article about the UK Dairy Roadmap, the UK DSF Aggregating Member
Dairy Sustainability eNews from Australia

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May's Food for thought...
  • This startup is milking cow cells in a laboratory for animal-free dairy
  • Save our species
  • Why is climate ‘doomism’ going viral – and who’s fighting it?
  • Faking ‘healthy’ and ‘sustainable’ diets: Why consumers lie about what’s on their plate?
  • Six unbelievable uses for cheese

This startup is milking…

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Upcoming Events

If you have any forthcoming events that you think would be of interest to the DSF community, please send details to the DSF Secretariat and we will do our best to include them in future newsletters.

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