Catalyzing Action on Methane Reductions from the Food & Agriculture Sectors

FFAR’s AgMission™ Director Allison Thomson will be speaking on a panel, Catalyzing Action on Methane Reductions from the Food & Agriculture Sectors, at the 28th Annual U.N. Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP28).

This panel, hosted by the Environmental Defense Fund and the Global Methane Hub, will focus on the importance of reducing methane. The panel will specifically cover three new opportunities for leadership on methane reduction in the food and agriculture sector:

  1. Dairy methane: Executive leaders from major companies within the dairy supply chain will share new commitments on methane action in their supply chains.
  2. Enteric R&D Accelerator: Representatives of governments, private sector and philanthropy will share new commitments of investment in breakthrough research to mitigate enteric fermentation methane.
  3. Food waste: Discussion of new initiatives and financial commitments to address food loss and waste reduction and recovery.

FFAR is attending COP28 to highlight the urgent need for pioneering research to help the agriculture sector cope with climate change impacts. FFAR’s public-private partnership model is funding some of this critical research through the Greener Cattle Initiative.