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FAO Poultry Technical Working Group
Summary The project entails participation in a technical advisory group (TAG) convened by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to develop a methodology for conducting life cycle assessment (LCA) for the global poultry sector and other livestock sectors. The broad objective for the FAO is to benchmark the environmental performance of the global poultry sector, identify environmental impact hotspots within the production supply chain and provide knowledge to promote continuous improvement.
Program Chicken Meat
Research organisation FSA Consulting
Objective summary To provide expert technical assistance and region specific data to the FAO, for developing an international poultry life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology.
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Saturday, June 01, 2013
Project completion date Sunday, March 30, 2014
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority An environmentally sustainable Australia
Rural priority Soil, water and managing natural resources
RIRDC goal CME-Manage the environment for sustainable development
Principal researcher Stephen Wiedemann
Research manager Kylie Hewson
Admin contact Eugene McGahan