Cross-cutting issues on livestock and climate change
Animal health and climate changePDF
This brief lays out a strategy to tackle the complex relationship between food security, sustainable development and changing climate. The important role of animal health within this nexus should be further explored.
Climate Change Adaptation in the Livestock SectorWebsite
The course aims to provide learners with an understanding of the concept of climate-related risks, key global climate trends and potential impacts on the land-based livestock supply-chain. It includes information on strategies to facilitate livestock adaptation, as well as tools and models to...
Livestock diversity helps cope with climate changePDF
Livestock diversity or animal genetic resources are terms used to describe the pool of 38 species of domesticated birds and mammals currently used for food and agriculture. This infographic shows how livestock diversity can help us to adapt to a hotter and harsher world and make us more resilient...
Biodiversity and the livestock sector guidelines for quantitative assessmentPDF
These guidelines aim to introduce a harmonised international approach for assessing the impacts of livestock on biodiversity, assessing the co-benefit for climate change. They are a product of the Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance (LEAP) Partnership.
Livestock and agroecologyPDF
This brief reviews opportunities and challenges related to livestock’s potential to contribute to agroecological transition, focusing on four main themes, which rely on different elements of agroecology: supporting better livelihoods and creating added value; conserving and using diversity;...
Strengthening gender-responsive climate policies and actions in the livestock sectorPDF
About 600 million of the world’s poorest households keep livestock as an essential source of income and food production to manage risk, store wealth and build up assets. However, women face several constraints to ownership and decision-making power in the sector. Scaling up culturally acceptable...
Methodologies and guidelines
|Kind of Activities||Understanding basic concepts|
|Collection Updated||November 2023|