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Promoting a sustainable livestock sector in Europe

FABRE-TP - Farm Animal Breeding & Reproduction Technology Platform


About FABRE-TP
FABRE-TP is an industry-led EU technology platform for the animal breeding sector set up to tackle major issues concerning sustainable animal breeding and reproduction. It brings together key stakeholders around a common vision for the development of research, innovation and technologies to address key issues affecting farm animal breeding and reproduction. FABRE-TP is supported by 120 organisations across Europe to enhance the sustainability of animal breeding and reproduction, both within Europe and internationally. Sustainability in farm animal breeding includes animal welfare and health, animal integrity, biodiversity, environmental protection, consumer safety, food quality, profitability and general commercial viability. The key challenge of sustainable breeding is to balance all these concerns.

Vision

Animal farming plays an important role in European society. Optimised animal production systems have many benefits: contributing to a safe, healthy and diverse diet, helping maintain sustainable human communities in marginal regions and offering opportunities to reduce the environmental footprint.

A vibrant and effective animal breeding and reproduction industry is essential if Europe is to meet the future challenges of animal farming in a rapidly changing ecological, economic and social environment. Farm animal breeding and reproduction is a global, highly competitive and knowledge intensive sector. European breeding organisations are major players in the global market, having a major influence on the genetic make-up of future animals and animal production systems.

FABRE-TP in the Animal Task Force

Animal genetics and the interaction with other key disciplines are vital elements for animal production systems. Therefore FABRE-TP is fully supportive of the ATF. FABRE-TP has been active since and was a founding member of the ATF. FABRE-TP actively supports the ATF by contributing knowledge and contacts via its extensive network across the animal domain.

More information

Mr. Jan Venneman
Rue de Trêves 61
B-1040 Brussels
Belgium

EmailJan.venneman@effab.info 

Website: www.fabretp.info




News Headlines

2017 ATF events - 08 June 2017
ATF-EAAP Special Session
28 August 2017
Tallinn, Estonia

ATF annual Seminar
26 October 2017
Brussels, Belgium

 

Roadmap for Sustainable EU Livestock. - 30 June 2017

Making food production more sustainable is one of the greatest challenges of our times. In the face of global population growth, increased demand for animal protein, and climate action commitments, we need to ask ourselves how the EU livestock sector can become more sustainable? How can more be produced with less?
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