Low emissions development of the beef cattle sector in Uruguay: reducing enteric methane for food security and livelihoods

  • 01/01/2017
  • FAO

This publication is intended to contribute to the implementation of the livestock and climate change development agenda. The study evaluates the potential for improving productivity while reducing enteric methane emission intensity from beef production in Uruguay. The overall objective of this study is to support Uruguay in identifying low-cost strategies to reduce enteric CH4 emissions while contributing to Uruguay’s short-and long-term social and economic development and increasing resilience to climate change.