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Dr. Andreas Gattinger
Subject leader climate
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL
Ackerstrasse 113
5070 Frick
Switzerland
Tel. +41 865 7272
Fax +41 865 7273
andreas.gattinger@no-spam.fibl.org
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RTOACC Workshop 3: Member workshop of the Round Table on Organic Agriculture and Climate Change (RTOACC), Rom, Italy, November 22, 2010

Aims of the Workshop

  • Finalizing activities of 2010 and compilation of end reports on 1) In-depth scientific exchange on the available data on GHG emissions and the carbon sequestration potential of organic crop and livestock systems incl. gaps in the available data and ideas on how these could be filled, 2) The climate change mitigation potential of organic farming systems and the development of a methodology for the carbon market and 3) Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) - methods, models and databases with focus on GHG emission and sequestration potential of organic farming systems and organic food.
  • Developing mid- and longterm concepts for the RTOACC/organizational aspects
  • Defining activities for 2011

Programme

9.30Welcome and introduction to programme and tasks
Andreas Gattinger (FiBL), Nadia Scialabba (FAO)
9.45
11.15Break
11.30
13.00Lunch Break
13.45Ex-act, a carbon balance tool Marianne Tinlot (FAO)
14.15
  • Session 3: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) - methods, models and databases with focus on GHG emission and sequestration potential of organic farming systems and organic food; Moderation: Urs Niggli (FiBL)
  • Presentation of Draft Report on: LCA research, data gaps and LCA method development and databases for organic farming systems (1.9 MB)
    Marie Trydeman Knudsen and Dr. John E. Hermansen, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Concept for the end report Lise Andreasen (ICROFS)
  • Joint discussion of session 3 contents/conclusions
15.30Break
15.45
  • Session 4: Future of RTOACC Moderation: Andreas Gattinger (FiBL)
  • Goals/organizational structure/funding Noémi Nemes (FAO)/future activities
  • Joint discussion of session 4/conclusions
17.30End of meeting

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Contact

  • Andreas Gattinger, FiBL, Frick, Switzerland

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