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1 Organic production, Research and Innovation: setting priorities for the future Milan May 2015 WORKSHOP: LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION

2 WORKSHOP ANIMAL PRODUCTION AGENDA ITEMS: 12:10 12:25 Plenary presentation 12:25 12:35 Introduction to Group Work 12:35 13:00 ROUND 1 DISCUSSION 13:00 14:30 LUNCH 14:30 14:55 ROUND 1 HARVESTING 14:55 15:35 ROUND 2 DISCUSSION 15:35 15:55 ROUND 2 HARVESTING 15:55 16:15 ROUND 3 DISCUSSION 16:15 16:40 ROUND 3 HARVESTING 16:40 17:00 FINAL CONCLUSIONS

3 Modifiez le style du titre PLENARY PRESENTATION

4 WORKSHOP ANIMAL PRODUCTION Objectives To identify in what direction research and innovation in animal Modifiez production le style du should titre go taking into account short, medium and long term objectives. Outcome List of research priorities for short (1-2 yrs), medium (2-5 yrs) and long term (> 5 yrs)

5 Some ideas for animal production research What are the main shortcomings that R&I should aim to tackle in the short, medium and long term? Ideas from new Action Plan on organic production: e.g. research Modifiez into le animal style du nutrition: titre protein and micronutrients supply, feed efficiency, breeding, availability of livestock material and aquaculture juveniles Ideas from TP Organics strategic research agenda: e.g. appropriate and robust livestock systems, breeding robust animal breeds. Is more research required or simply greater access to research results?

6 Other ideas: Some ideas for animal production research Structure of the supply chain? Innovative marketing techniques? Databases? Price? Modifiez le style du titre Improving breed performance and productivity? Feed production? Improve medication? Tackle use of antibiotics? Improve availability of organic vitamins? Develop the integrative aspect of production further? i.e. with renewable energy production? Is more research required or simply greater access to research results?

7 Modifiez le style du titre INTRODUCTION TO GROUP WORK

8 round 1: what are key problems to be addressed by research and innovation regarding dairy, beef & sheep; pigs & poultry; aquaculture and common issues? Modifiez le style du titre round 2: for priority problems identified per sector: dairy, beef & sheep; pigs & poultry; aquaculture and for common issues what are the priorities for research in the short, medium and long term? round 3: What cross-cutting and horizontal issues (e.g. social, economic, environment) as well as links with the other workshops (especially plant production, processing and exchange of knowledge) should be taken into account when discussing research and innovation priorities

9 Modifiez le style du titre ROUND 1

10 ROUND 1: What are the key problems to be addressed by research and innovation regarding production in dairy, beef & sheep; pigs & poultry; aquaculture and for common issues Duration: 20 min group discussion 4 mixed groups discussing problems of ALL 3 sectors + common Modifiez issues le style du titre Every group has a host who is writing 2 main problems identified for each sector on coloured cards: GREEN CARDS DAIRY, BEEF & SHEEP YELLOW CARDS PIGS & POULTRY BLUE CARDS AQUACULTURE PINK CARDS COMMON/OTHER ISSUES Harvesting: collection of cards just before lunch break, presenting results (hosts) and prioritisation immediately after lunch

11 Modifiez le style du titre ROUND 2

12 ROUND 2: For priority problems identified per sector are the priorities for research in the short, medium and long term? Duration: 2 x 20 min group discussion 3 sectoral groups + 1 group for common issues discussing needed Modifiez le style du titre research/actions for 2 main problems identified Every table has a host who is collecting ideas on flipchart (separately from each identified problem) You can freely choose a group for first 20 min discussion, and then another group for second 20 min discussion Table hosts will remain to the table for whole 2 x 20 min session Harvesting: table hosts will present results to all groups (no more than 2 minutes per group)

13 Modifiez le style du titre ROUND 3

14 ROUND 3: What cross-cutting and horizontal issues (e.g. social, economic, environment) as well as links with the other workshops (especially plant production, processing and exchange of knowledge) should be taken into account when discussing research and innovation priorities? Duration: 20 min group discussion 3 sectorial groups + 1 group (same as in ROUND 2) identifying cross-cutting questions You can freely choose a group Every group has a host collecting questions on a flipchart Group is prioritising 3-4 questions and host is writing one sentence for each selected question on coloured cards: Harvesting: table hosts will present results (cards) to all groups (no more than 2 minutes per group)

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