Sustainable livestock sector
Mission and vision
Livestock emissions and COP26
Feed vs Food Competition
Biodiversity and soil health
Climate smart livestock farming
Precision livestock farming
Innovation in livestock farming
Responsible Livestock Farming
The Animal Task Force is a European Public-Private Partnership. We promote a sustainable and competitive
in Europe. We are a leading body of expertise, representing key stakeholders from industry, famers and research from across Europe.
We are a knowledge based organisation working on the forefront of livestock related issues in Europe.
are representatives from knowledge providers, industry organisations and farmers organisations. They have expertise of every aspect within
the livestock value chain
; from feeding and breeding to production and processing. We bring together actors of the European livestock sector to share a common vision and create an integrated approach that is needed to contribute to the environmental and societal challenges
are to stress the importance of sustainable livestock production for Europe’s future; to propose science-based solutions to the major challenge of global food security in the context of a limitation and mitigation of global warming, restoration of biodiversityand efficient resource use; to support knowledge development and innovation by enhancing cooperation and knowledge exchange; and to set the agenda for research and innovation in the animal domain.
Each year, ATF discusses a topic with a large panel of stakeholders, mainly during its events (
ATF-EAAP special session
ATF annual seminar
...). These topics are developped in the section "
" of our website. Of course, they do not represent the whole scope of our interests.
Read more about
why we promote a sustainable livestock sector
For more information on the Animal Task Force:
2nd one-day symposium with the EAAP Commission on Livestock Farming Systems
Alfândega International Congress - Porto
12th ATF Seminar
University Foundation - Brussels
Shaping the future of livestock farming through research
French Presidency of the Council of the European Union
Paris, France + remotely
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Grassland at the heart of circular and sustainable food systems
European Grassland Federation
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