LiveM Highlights and outlook

Nigel Scollan, André Bannink, Richard Kipling, Eli Saetnan, Jantine van Middelkoop


  • Improving health and welfare is an important adaptation and mitigation strategy
  • Developing process based modelling, responsive to adaptation
  • Links to climate and land use change modelling are essential 
  • Livestock systems likely to be hit hardest by climate change
  • Need to develop animal health models that respond to adaptation by farmers
  • Bringing together direct and indirect impacts of climate change vital
  • Adaptation and mitigation need to be considered and modelled together
  • Linking models across scales is important to support policy decisions
  • Learning between sectors carries potential for novel solutions and methodological advances
  • Effective communication of outcomes to stakeholders (how?)

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