Carbon & Crop Nutrition: Impacts on Carbon Footprint

1 Dec 2021Zoom

3 – 5pm London

SAI Platform’s Crops Working Group is hosting a webinar, open to all members.  The focus will be on crop nutrition and impacts on carbon footprint, equally applicable for food and feed.

Jenny Edwards (SAI Platform) and Bjorn Theijs (Yara International)

Anke Kwast
is VP Climate Neutral Roadmap & Business Support at Yara International. She brings over 30 years of experience in Crop Nutrition & Sustainability R&D with a broad foundation of expertise. Before she focused on climate neutrality, she was VP Crop Nutrition R&D in Yara, leading a research team to develop sustainable solutions for nutrient and water management in agriculture and with many projects in collaboration with Food Chain Partnerships.
Frank Brentrup
is Senior Scientist in Yara Agronomy R&D with a focus on sustainability and strategic research. He holds a PhD in agricultural science and has published several papers in the context of life-cycle assessment, carbon footprint and use efficiency of agricultural crop production systems. He represents Yara in international organisations such as Fertilisers Europe and Cool Farm Alliance.

Members examples:

•    Nestlé Dairy Colombia: Increase productivity & lower farm carbon footprint
•    Viking Malt: Low carbon malting barley vs high carbon malting barley
•    Almond Board: Almond programme to lower carbon footprint