This year “Compassion in World Farming” (ciwf) is launching the Sustainable Food and Farming Award to recognise businesses that are taking steps to produce meat, dairy and eggs in ways that protect, improve and restore wildlife and the environment.
Compassion was inspired to introduce a Sustainable Food and Farming Award following its 2017 Extinction and Livestock conference that brought together the worlds of animal welfare, conservation and the environment.
The award will be judged by a panel chaired by Philip Lymbery, Compassion in World Farming’s CEO and author of Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were, and will be presented at the Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards ceremony in June.
Eligibility & Criteria
Projects submitted for the Sustainable Food and Farming Award should involve livestock production and already have been implemented into practice or are at a pilot stage on farm, and should demonstrate positive impact on one or more of the following:
• Wildlife habitats
• Climate change
• Water quality
• Reducing use of chemicals and pesticides
• Reducing reliance on imported animal feeds.
The criteria assessed include:
• The novelty of the project and its outcome;
• The quantifiable positive impact of the project;
• The potential further impact for farming systems around the world (such as the potential for the project to be adopted more widely), and
• Whether products resulting from the project have made it through to market.
Applications are accepted following engagement and discussion with one of our Food Business Managers.
If you are interested in apply for the award, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Deadline: 24th May 2019