LIFE GREEN SHEEP : for a low carbon and sustainable sheep farming 1st EU Webinar

Programme of this webinar

• Implementing carbon farming in Europe

• Overall presentation of the project LIFE Green Sheep

• Simplified LCA in sheep farming : comparison of carbon footprint estimates from different tools

• Training of 143 “carbon” advisors

• Involvement of 1,637 sheep farms at the European scale

• How to disseminate the results of the project and inform farmers and advisers widely ?

• Carbon farming and result based solutions, an innovative scheme for boosting carbon initiatives and developing sustainable agriculture

• Conclusion

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The LIFE GreenSheep project in brief

It gives you an overview of the project : 5 actions and key figures to reach the LIFE GREEN SHEEP objective : reduce by 12% the carbon footprint of sheep milk and sheep meat while ensuring farms’ sustainability. Demonstration and dissemination actions to reduce the carbon footprint in European sheep farming. 

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An overview on the LIFE GreenSheep project

This document gives the details of the objectives and the actions all along the project as well as the timetable for a low carbon and sustainable sheep farming : develop common European framework on greenhouse gas emissions, carbon storage and sustainability performances, create a national and European dynamic. train advisors and technicians for assessment methods and tools, create an observatory  of 1  355 demonstrative farms in Europe involved in a low-carbon and sustainable approach, test low-carbon and sustainable action levers by following 282 innovative low-carbon impact farms in Europe, develop national action plans. 

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Project ppt

This powerpoint gives a synthetic but precise overview of the Life Green Sheep Project

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Training kit on sheep farming and sustainability

The training kits includes

  • Main climate change and livestock data sets
  • Actions of the Life Green Sheep project
  • Description of the tools used for farm evaluation

Common part

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Training kit ANNEX 1 : CAP2ER

This powerpoint describes the CAP2ER evaluation tool


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Training kit ANNEX 2 : ARDICARBON

This powerpoint describes in spanish the Ardicarbon evaluation tool


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Training kit ANNEX 3 : SheepLCA

This powerpoint describes the SheepLCA evaluation tool


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EAPP Scientific Poster

LIFE Green Sheep : finding common methods to estimate environmental impact from sheep farms.  

First results of qualitative comparison between the tools and the methodologies among the 5 countries involved in the project, presented at EAAP conference (European Federation of Animal Science). 


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