The Role of Ruminants in Sustainable Diets

June 21 2019
The Royal Academies for Science and the Arts of Belgium, Brussels.

On June 21st, the Belgian Association of Meat Science and Technology (BAMST) and the International Dairy Federation (IDF) are bringing together various experts to discuss “The role of ruminants in sustainable diets” in Brussels, Belgium. During this scientific outreach, high-level international speakers will report on the latest science to correctly assess the nutritional and environmental implications of ruminant livestock.

This event aims at attracting an international audience of stakeholders and organizations that are active in the livestock sector, food and environmental policies or related activities.

Registration is now open here!

For further information, please contact María Sánchez Mainar.

Do not miss this exclusive symposium !

  • Prof. Frédéric Leroy (BAMST President)
  • Dr. Judith Bryans (IDF President)

Prof. Frank Mitloehner

University of California, Davis, US

Facts and fiction around livestock and its environmental impact

Prof. Andrew Mente

Population Health Research Institute, CA

Recent findings from the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study:
the case of saturated fat, dairy and meat

Dr. Michelle Cain

Oxford Martin, UK

Why methane should be treated differently compared to long-lived greenhouse gases

Dr. Anne Mottet

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Transforming the global livestock sector: how the SDGs can help

Dr. Nico Peiren

Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, BE

Methane reduction strategies for cattle

Dr. Judith Bryans

IDF President

Communicating sustainability for the dairy sector

Andrea Bertaglio

Environmental journalist, IT

Communicating the sustainability of meat and cured meats in Italy:
hy the Italian animal production can be considered a best practice


Prof. Martin Scholten

Wageningen University & Research, NL

Circularity: livestock is essential for food and resource security
and climate change reduction


Dr. Jean-Louis Peyraud

Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, FR

Joint talk