null NBC Presidium meeting Sånga-Säby, Sweden, 26 August 2016

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NBC Presidium meeting Sånga-Säby, Sweden, 26 August 2016

26.8.2016

The meeting of NBC presidium was organized in Sånga-Säby, Sweden. Sustainable agriculture was one of the topics of the meeting, and it was adopted the declaration "Position of BFFE/NBC on Climate Efficient and Sustainable Nordic Livestock Breeding".

BFFE/NBC highlights for climate efficient meat production in northern conditions:
1. Grasslands sequestrate and store carbon thus compensating emissions from agricultural sector
2. New EU climate framework offers a role for managed crop and grasslands
3. Livestock sustains nutrient recycling and biodiversity
4. Precautionary animal healthcare enables sustainable livestock production
5. Energy efficiency and sustainable water use are in the core
6. Research and innovation needed for further improvements


aiheet: nbc, bffe