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BC3 Seminar: “Un-Sustainable Intensification of Livestock Production”

December 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

BC3 Seminars
“Un-Sustainable Intensification of Livestock Production”

Fernando Estellés
Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)

Abstract: Livestock production has increased twofold in the last 50 years, and this trend will continue in the near future. Intensification through the genetics, feeding and management improvements is behind this livestock boom. This intensification process has broken the link between animal feed production regions and livestock production areas worldwide. Moreover, most of this productive increase is driven by monogastric animals (pigs and poultry) who directly compete with humans for feed resources. Global consequences of this productive model in future must be discussed, considering food security, environmental impacts, climate change scenarios and social aspects.

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Sede Building (Ground Floor), Scientific Park of the University of the Basque Country, December 13, 13:00

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December 13, 2017
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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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BC3-Basque Centre for Climate Change
Sede Building 1, 1st floor, Scientific Park of the University of the Basque Country
Leioa, Bizkaia 48940 Spain
Phone:
+34 944 014 690
Website:
http://www.bc3research.org