Sustainable beef production systems

How can grass-based beef production systems, based on agroecology principles, remain sustainable?


The final report of this Focus Group has now been published.


Tasks:

  • Identify practices and strategies to increase environmental, social and economic sustainability of grass-based beef production systems in Europe (including agroforestry) and collect inspiring examples and good practices.
  • Discuss how traditional business models can evolve to better valorise the ecosystem services and public goods provided by grass-based beef production systems.
  • Collect good examples of communication strategies and tools which deliver objective and evidence-based information to consumers and citizens.
  • Propose potential innovative actions and ideas for Operational Groups.
  • Identify needs from practice and possible gaps in knowledge related to the sustainability of beef production systems which could be solved by further research.

Results:


Other information:


Focus Group members:

Surname, first name
Profession
Country
Goracci, Jacopo
Other
Italy
Herzon, Iryna
Researcher
Finland
Andurand, Josselin
Researcher
France
Jamieson, Anna
Representative of an NGO
Sweden
Joha-van Abswoude, Saskia
Farmer
Netherlands
Rosa Garcia, Rocio
Researcher
Spain
Henchion, Maeve
Researcher
Ireland
Moosmann, Simona
Adviser
Germany
Bogdanović, Vladan
Researcher
Serbia
Ahmed, Haseeb
Researcher
Sweden
Sagoo, Lizzie
Researcher
United Kingdom
Carrington, Russell
Representative of an NGO
United Kingdom
Almeida, Andre
Researcher
Portugal
Kelly, Pearse
Adviser
Ireland
Hughes, Sarah
Farmer
United Kingdom
Stilmant, Didier
Researcher
Belgium
Digon, Ana
Representative of an NGO
Spain
Kosec, Boštjan
Farmer
Slovenia
Zarzecki, Jacek
Farmer
Poland
Külvet, Airi
Farmer
Estonia
Facilitation team
Kaya Kuyululu, Cagla Yuksel
Coordinating expert
Netherlands
Schreuder, Remco
Task manager
Netherlands
Grauwels, Kevin
Backup
Belgium
Onega, Francisco
Backup
Spain

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