Silvopastoral systems: Regional approaches and opportunities for adaptation and resilience

23 April 2021, 5:00 CET

The next Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock ‘s Action Network webinar will present silvopastoral systems and their potential to improve adaptation and resilience of the livestock sector. 

Based on the importance of addressing resilience in the livestock sector, the Global Network on Silvopastoral Systems’ event will provide an overview of the situation and potential of silvopastoral systems in different parts of the world, with particular emphasis on their capacity to increase adaptation and resilience. The webinar will feature different silvopastoral approaches developed by leader institutions.

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AGENDA

Time

Topics

Speakers

17:00

Welcome address and introduction of the speakers

Julián Chará, Coordinator GNSPS

17:05 

Key-note speaker

Silvopasture: Sustainable Integration of Livestock, Forage and Forests.

 

Shibu Jose, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Missouri, USA

 

Cases studies

 

 17:20

Silvopasture in the United States: A review of system design, management and perspectives from farmers

 Matthew Smith, USDA National Agroforestry Center. USA

17:30

 

Silvopastoral design for resilience in Latin America

Pablo Peri
National Agricultural Technology Institute, INTA. Argentina

17:40

Silvopasture as contributor to climate change adaptation in Europe: The case of the Iberian Montado and Dehesa.

Teresa Pinto-Correia
University of Évora, Portugal

17:50

Role and perspectives of silvopastoral systems in Africa 

Mulubrhan Balehegn Gebremikael
University of Florida

18:00

Silvopastoral systems in Australia: current situation and opportunities

Nahuel Pachas, Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
University of Queensland, Australia

18:10

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Julián Chará, Coordinator, GNSP

18:40

 

Final remarks

Pablo Peri, GNSPS