JIQ Magazine vol. 23, no. 1 (April 2017)

Date: 
Friday, 7 April, 2017 - 19:15

TRANSrisk researcher Eise Spijker has published the article "Low-Emission Transition Strategies in Livestock in a Multi-Objective Decision-Context: Challenges and Drivers of Livestock Sector Development in the EU", in JIQ Magazine vol. 23, no. 1.

In this 3-page article the impact of a low-emission transition in livestock on other development objectives at the country level is explored. Particularly, agricultural sector policy experts from Lithuania, Latvia & the Netherlands have been asked to fill in a short survey in order to reveal the different challenges and drivers of livestock sector developments.

More specifically, the article briefly explains that countries are about to face the challenge to develop a more sustainable and low-emission livestock sector, and explores the impact of a low-emission transition in livestock on other development objectives at the country level, via a survey with policy experts. Moreover, the article highlights the drivers of change existing in the livestock sector, as well as the expected kind of change. Also, key past achievements in the livestock sector are indicated, and future development challenges are outlined.

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