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Producing more from less – new metrics for sustainable agriculture in the UK

For reasons of governance, trade and market competitiveness there is an increasing interest in how to measure and compare the impacts of agricultural production systems. With a primary focus on the UK, this conference will bring together producers, researchers, manufacturers, retailers and policy makers to take stock of work in progress (nationally and internationally), achieve a common understanding of issues, establish new connections, share perspectives and encourage a consistency of app...

The following sessions will take place from 2pm on 16th January until 1pm 17th January

Session 1: Challenges Facing Agriculture

Session 2: Challenges in large Industry sectors

Session 3: Analysis of tools available

Session 4: Exemplars targeting progress in sustainability

Confirmed speakers are

• Pierre Gerber - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

• Tim Benton - BBSRC UK Champion for Global Food Security

• Ian Crute - AHDB - Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

• Jonathan Thomas - Leatherhead Food Research

• Kathleen Lewis - University of Hertfordshire

• Jonathan Hillier - Aberdeen University

• Bob Rees - Scotland’s Rural University College

• Alberto Garrido - Polytechnic University of Madrid

• Caroline Drummond - LEAF – Linking Environment and Farming

• Ray Keatinge - DairyCo

• Eileen Wall - Scotland’s Rural University College

• Markus Frank - BASF Group, SE