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What is needed to reduce the greenhouse gas footprint of livestock?

Writing in the November 2014 issue of Rural 21, Uta Dickhöfer, Klaus Butterbach-Bahl and David Pelster explain that while livestock production is responsible for a large amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions there are numerous approaches to reduce these emissions and thus lower environmental pollution caused by livestock husbandry. 104 more words


Event Report: The Orthodox Church of Greece and the Economic Crisis

On November 12th a Public Lecture, organized by the Hellenic Observatory of the London School of Economics (LSE), was delivered by His Eminence Metropolitan Ignatius of Demetrias, on the theme… 1,708 more words


Finger puppets - the Green Blob finds its voice

Josh writes: Bishophill noted here that maybe we should be

referring to Roger Harrabin as “Green blob spokesman Harrabin”

I think we can include Bob Ward too.

Posted by Josh


Myth busting: How the Treasury really spends your money

In light of the Treasury’s example ‘annual tax summaries’ and the implications in terms of welfare spending, academic and Policy Press author John Hills has shared some infographics with us to help us understand the difference between what we’re told and what the numbers actually show. 201 more words

Poverty And Inequality

How do farmers’ behavioural attitudes affect uptake of climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies?

Farmers have different perceptions and viewpoints which greatly influence their choice of practices to cope with certain challenges such as a changing climate and its effects. 340 more words


Insuring the uninsured - IBLI and partners extend in Ethiopia

As the world of finance continues to evolve the need for insurance also is growing both in Ethiopia and around the world. However rural communities and especially pastoralist communities tended until recently to have been denied access to insurance among other reasons being their remoteness and lack of specialized insurance scheme for their community. 37 more words


Researchers and partners critique framework to assess environmental impacts of livestock

For the past year, researchers from the International Livestock Research Institute, other research institutes and national partners have been working on a framework to carry out a ‘Comprehensive Livestock Environment Assessment for Improved Nutrition, a Secured Environment and Sustainable Development along Livestock Value Chains.’ On 30 and 31 October, the project team met in Kenya to review progress and the state of the framework. 344 more words