From Crisis to Action – Lessons from COVID-19 for Building a Better Future through Sustainable Livestock, 2-18 September 2020

The Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock (GASL), hosted by FAO, is facilitating a global discussion among GASL stakeholders and the wider development community to assess the diversity of opportunities and challenges derived from the COVID-19 pandemic across different regions of the world.

Strategies will be identified on how the livestock sector can respond towards more sustainable food systems, an enhanced One Health approach and stronger food security outcomes.

Inputs from the sessions will contribute to the June 2021 GASL Multi-stakeholder Partnership Meeting in Delémont, Switzerland, and the 2021 Food Systems Summit.

GASL Regional Preparatory Meetings

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), with support from the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock, will be facilitating the regional English-speaking Africa session in order to:

  • Present regional impacts of COVID-19 around the four sustainability domains of food and nutrition security, livelihoods and economic growth, animal health and animal welfare and climate and resource use. 
  • Identify options in the short, medium and long run, on how the livestock sector is could improve its response through a sustainable livestock approach with solutions of multi-stakeholder nature.

Africa 1: English Speaking Africa (English)
2 Sept 2020
13:00-15:00 Rome Time (14:00-16:00 Nairobi)
16:00-18:00 Rome Time (17:00-19:00 Nairobi)

3 Sept 2020
13:00-15:00 Rome Time (14:00-16:00 Nairobi)

Register and see the full agenda of the virtual conference here.