Accelerating climate action in dairy, by Dr María Sánchez Mainar

The United Nations COP 27 on Climate, which will take place this November in Egypt, will be an opportunity to discuss agriculture and food systems and how dairy climate actions can be part of the solution. The global dairy sector is fully committed to reducing its impact on GHG emissions, water and land use and […]

ICAR plenary highlights on World Milk Day

This year’s theme for World Milk Day was Climate Action, and IDF Director General, Caroline Emond presented at the ICAR plenary on June 1st where several elements were showcased regarding climate change. The presentation conveyed the work that is being done within IDF and the dairy sector such as the Pathways to Dairy Net Zero […]

IDF announces the launch of the “IDF Professor Pavel Jelen Early Career Scientist Prize”

IDF is pleased to announce the establishment of the new “IDF Professor Pavel Jelen Early Career Scientist Prize” for “early-career” scientists, including graduate and postgraduate students who are less than 3 years since graduation from their highest degree attained. It is aimed toward the recognition of scientists and/or technologists in the dairy science and technology […]

LCA Guide Methodology to be released in 2022

IDF would like to announce that it will be releasing a newly updated publication of the “IDF common approach to carbon foot printing in the dairy value chain using a lifecycle assessment approach”, planning to be published in Q3 of 2022. This will replace the previous Bulletin 479 that was released in 2015. This is […]

IDF launches World Dairy Situation Report 2021

The International Dairy Federation’s latest overview of the dairy sector, covering markets worldwide, global trends and preliminary COVID-19 impacts is released. On Wednesday 13 October 2021, the International Dairy Federation (IDF) launched the latest edition of its flagship publication on global dairy markets, the World Dairy Situation Report 2021 at the IDF Global Dairy Conference, […]

Joint GDP/IDF Statement – UN Food Systems Summit

World leaders will be coming together on September 23rd for a landmark meeting on sustainable food systems. Read our latest joint statement, urging the Summit Secretariat and Heads of State taking part in the Food Systems Summit on the 23rd to recognize the role of dairy in the development of a more resilient, safe, healthy, […]