Joint IDF / GDP Closing Statement UN COP27 November 2022

The United Nations Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP27) offered an opportunity to show the world that Dairy is part of the solution to climate change by demonstrating how the sector is reducing its impacts on GHG emissions, water and land use, and optimizing its positive contribution on nutrition, soils and ecosystems. IDF and […]

Sustainable animal foods are necessary to the world

Despite the consensus on the substantial role of animal food such as dairy in healthy diets and sustainable food systems. Despite the strong scientifical evidence of the nutritional and health benefits of nutrient-dense milk and dairy foods. Despite the crucial contribution of dairy to UN SDGs and food security. Despite all the commitments and numerous […]

IDF will actively participate in COP27

Brussels, November 7, 2022. The International Dairy Federation (IDF) will actively participate in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties 27 (COP27) from November 6 to November 18 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. IDF’s delegation will be led by its President, Piercristiano Brazzale, and its Director General, Caroline Emond. IDF experts Nick […]

Blog interview on COP27 with IDF Director General, Ms. Caroline Emond

  What is the relevance of COP27?   For us, COP27 is an opportunity to showcase the global dairy sector’s commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and specifically to Climate Action, and all the progress that has been made in that respect since the signing of the Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam in 2016 and […]

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 […]

IDF releases a new edition of the Dairy Sustainability Outlook containing more inspiring initiatives with a positive impact on UN Sustainable Development Goals

The fifth edition of the IDF Dairy Sustainability Outlook, containing a new set of inspiring projects and their impacts on how dairy delivers on the UN Sustainable Development Goals has been recently released. The present edition includes an initiative to foster milk and dairy’s role in a healthy and sustainable diet for children and their […]

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 […]

Join the IDF Nutrition and Health Symposium 2022

After hosting a very successful and engaging event last year with over 400 participants, IDF is holding its second annual virtual Nutrition and Health Symposium 2022. This year, the Symposium, dedicated to health professionals, especially dietitians and nutritionists, will dive into the role of dairy across the life course, focusing on children, adolescents, and ageing […]