Global agenda for sustainable livestock
Delémont 15 to 18 June 2020

The Livestock Sector:
Multifunctional and sustainable! At global, regional and national levels!

The 10th annual Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock (GASL) Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Meeting (MSP) will be held from 15 to 18 June 2020 in Delémont, Switzerland. Presentations, panels, posters, field tours, and discussions through the week will focus on the theme "The Multiple Roles of Livestock in Sustainable Development".

The 10th Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Meeting (GASL MSP 2020) in Delémont will analyse various livestock systems around the world and showcase the multiple roles of Swiss, French and European livestock sectors in order to demonstrate their potential for sustainable development. With expected attendance of up to 350 decision makers from governments, international organizations, NGOs, research institutes, social movements and the private sector including farmers from over 50 livestock producing and importing countries. It is a unique opportunity for international leaders working in the sector to ensure their sustainability achievements are represented and their voice is raised at the GASL discussion tables.

In Delémont, the focus will be on the following topics:
Core theme: The Multiple Roles of Livestock in Sustainable Development
Key elements for a sustainable livestock sector at global, European and Swiss levels
Field visits: Cases of successful practice change in the Swiss and French livestock based value chains
Livestock and culture: the multiple roles of the local horse breed, mountain livestock culture and products
Interaction with farmers from Switzerland and France (field visits and Organic-Livestock Day)

> The multiple roles of the livestock sector in support of sustainable    
development will be introduced with science-based inputs. These inputs will be discussed and validated by the participants.
> In policy fora, essential political frame conditions will be discussed and further developed. Enabling frame conditions considering and fostering the multiple roles of livestock will lead to sustainability in livestock-based value chains.
> During targeted field visits in Switzerland and France, examples of best practices and practice change along the entire livestock based value chains will be shown.

Programme and Registration Form will be available soon.
Vincent Bourrut

Contact details:
If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock (GASL)
Eduardo Arce Diaz
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
T. +39 06570 53824  

Accommodation and registration
Jura Tourisme
Gaëlle Rion
T. +41 32 432 41 54