Henning Steinfeld, of FAO, gave the keynote presentation at the 7th Multi-stakeholder Partnership Meeting of the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 8 May 2017, at the Hilton Hotel (photo credit: ILRI/Susan MacMillan).
Yesterday, 8 May 2017, Henning Steinfeld delivered a keynote presentation—Multiple Benefits from Sustainable Livestock—to some 300 participants on the first of a five-day 7th Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Meeting of the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock.
Steinfeld is an agricultural economist who did his doctoral work at the Technical University of Berlin (now Humboldt University) on the subject of livestock development in mixed farming systems. He started his career as an agricultural extension worker in northern Ghana before going on to conduct farming systems research here in Ethiopia as well as in Zimbabwe. He joined the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) as a statistician in 1990, from where he quickly…
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