Climate Change / Livestock / Research

New Zealand talks on farm emissions start

New Zealand will support developing countries getting benefits from its Global Research Alliance on agricultural greenhouse gases for free, Prime Minister John Key says.

The government launched the alliance last year and the first meeting of member countries began in Wellington on Wednesday.

The alliance was expected initially to divide its work into four sectors: extensive livestock – the kind of pastoral grazing common in New Zealand – intensive livestock, arable farming and cropping, and rice paddy.

Read more … (TVNZ)

See also:

Daunting challenge to feed the world (NZ Herald)

Key: Speech to opening of Global Research Alliance (Scoop)

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