Presenter: Alan Campbell, Waikato Regional Council Alan graduated with a BSC in Earth Sciences from the University of Waikato. He worked on the Clutha Development Environmental impact assessment and the National Land Resource Inventory in the Bay of Plenty and Central Plateau before joining the Hauraki Catchment Board as a Soil Conservator. He has … Continue reading "Healthy Rivers – Policy and implementation progress update"
Waikato Agriculture & Horticulture Industry Forum (held under the auspices of NZIAHS) next meeting Presenter : Charlotte Rutherford General Manager of Sustainable Dairying at Fonterra Co-operative Group. Charlotte has developed and led the implementation of many Fonterra programmes including the Sustainable Dairying Water Accord and Tiaki Sustainable Dairying. She has also represented Fonterra on numerous … Continue reading "Tiaki Sustainable Dairying Programme – the challenge of delivering Farm Environment Plans at scale"
Presenter: Justine Young, Senior Policy Advisor, DairyNZ Topic: “DairyNZ and Healthy Rivers - now and future” Justine Young (MSc Resource Management) works for DairyNZ and has 23 years policy experience, with particular interest in collaborative processes and co-governance and what it takes to link science, policy and practical implementation.
The topic of this forum ‘Gene Editing’ has been chosen because the report from the Royal Society Expert Panel on Gene Editing recommended that there was an ‘urgent need for wide and well-informed discussion and debate about gene editing’. Since the release of that report, the issue seems to have ‘gone quiet’, and there appears … Continue reading "Gene Editing Forum, Canterbury 2020"