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GASL 2019 group photoGASL 2019

The Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock's
9th Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Meeting

Manhattan, Kansas

September 9-13, 2019



GASL meeting featured in K-State Research magazine, Seek:

UN organization brings global livestock conference to K-State 



Day 4 - Sept. 12, 2019

Day 4 Photo Gallery (223 photos)




Day 3 - Sept. 11, 2019

Day 3 Photo Gallery (714 photos)


Day 2 - Sept. 10, 2019

Trade takes center stage during panel discussion at international conference

Trade was on the agenda for the first time at the 2019 Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock, hosted by K-State.


Experts say ‘positive disruption’ good for livestock industry

The role of innovation in sustainable livestock production was the subject of insightful discussion at the 2019 Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock, hosted by K-State.


Day 2 Photo Gallery (355 photos)





Day 1 - Sept. 9, 2019

Opening Ceremony: International livestock conference kicks off at Kansas State University

Provost Charles Taber welcomed guests from across the globe to Kansas State University on Monday to open a meeting of the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock, which is part of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization. The conference brings together industry, governments, civil society and academia to explore innovations and sustainability in livestock production. 


Plenary Session 1: Livestock production is key to food access and nutrition, experts say

Animal-based protein is crucial for the advancement of food security and proper nutrition across the globe, especially in low- and middle-income countries, according to experts visiting K-State for a conference conducted by the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock.


Plenary Session 2: Innovation key to livelihood, economic growth

Delegates from more than 20 nations converged on Kansas State University to discuss and debate key issues surrounding innovation and sustainability among the world’s livestock producers at the 9th annual Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock (GASL) Multi-Stakeholder Partnership (MSP) meeting.


Plenary Session 3: Animal welfare involves different meanings and approaches

Livestock experts from all over the world discussed a wide-ranging set of topics related to animal health and welfare during the first day of dialogues at the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock conference on Monday at K-State.


Plenary Session 4: Experts from around the world address livestock production, climate and natural resources

Experts from around the world discussed climate and natural resources in relation to livestock production at the ninth Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock hosted by Kansas State University. 


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Opening Session and Plenary Session 1: Food and Nutrition Security


 Plenary Session 2: Livelihoods and Economic Growth


 Plenary Session 3: Animal Health and Welfare


Plenary Session 4: Climate and Natural Resource Use