Livestocks Goods and Bads

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Session Title

Setting the Scene on Livestock Goods and Bads - Plenary Sessions

Session Organiser(s)

Delia Grace and Mario Herrero


Tara Garnett will participate by video conference

Overall Process

From 10:30 – 12.00, we aim to ‘set the scene’ From 14:00 – 15.15, we will have an interactive ‘question and answer’ session

Setting the scene session (10:30 – 12:00) We have designed the morning session around a series of short presentations by a mix of ILRI and external speakers, as follows:

Phase 1 (The issues and the evidence): Chair and Interviewer – Tom Thurow

10.30 Introduction – Tom Thurow 10.35: Livestock BADS: environment and development / Mario Herrero 10.45: Livestock BAD: zoonoses and food-borne disease / Delia Grace 10.55: Livestock GOOD: pathways out of poverty / Narayan Hegde 11.05: Livestock MIXED BAG: food, climate and health / Tara Garnett (Videolink) 11.15: Livestock goods and bads: the balance / Tom Thurow

For each speaker we have a 7-minute powerpoint presentations followed by a focused ‘hard question’ for you to answer (posed by the chair). 10 minutes per person.

Phase 2 (Role of ILRI): Chair and Interviewer – Tom Thurow

11.30: Introduction – Tom Thurow 11.35: Biotechnology - Vish Nene 11.40: PLE - Shirley Tarawali 11.45: Markets - Steve Staal 11.50: SLF - An Notenbaert 11.55: P&G - Nancy Johnson Structured questions: PLEASE ADD ANY IDEAS FOR QUESTIONS TO ELICIT KEY FACTS

About livelihoods · What proportion of poor people are dependent on livestock? · How great is this dependency? How many derive a substantial proportion of income form livestock? · What is the evidence for the livestock ladder out of poverty? · What are the trends for livestock keeping by poor people?

About contribution to climate change · Why do estimates of the contribution of livestock to global warming vary so much?

About environment

About disease · How important are zoonoses compared to other causes of sickness and death? · Are diseases from animals becoming more common?