Virtual CFA Annual Meeting 2020 – live on YouTube

Tune in to our live broadcast of the 2020 Cool Farm Alliance Annual Meeting public session! Live on Thursday 2nd April on the CFA YouTube channel.  Kicking off the Decade of Action This year, the CFA annual meeting will be a historic opportunity to channel this momentum into a concerted collective project to turn global agricultural GHG emissions negative, … Read More

2020 Annual Conference Cancelled

It is with regret that we inform you of the cancellation of the Cool Farm Alliance annual conference on 1st & 2nd April 2020. The global spread of the Coronavirus and the containment measures being put in place by governments and organisations, has meant that our responsible position is not to add to the risk and concern.  As a result it … Read More

Metrics Model for Food Loss and Waste now in Beta

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To build on our existing agricultural Greenhouse Gas (GHG), Water and Biodiversity reporting metrics, and thanks to the Sustainable Food Lab with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation, we are delighted to announce that we have just launched our new metrics module for Food Loss and Waste. This is integrated into the GHG assessment, to enable you to capture on farm … Read More

Cool Farm Alliance Annual Conference – Our biggest yet.

On Thursday 28th and Friday 29th March, the Cool Farm Alliance held the 2019 Annual Conference – it   was the biggest to date, with 110 attendees over the two days. The conference provided an engaging opportunity for Alliance members, partners and our broader community to collaborate, share ideas and best practices for sustainable agriculture metrics and action. This year’s event was once again … Read More

Cool Farm Alliance Annual Meeting 2019

March 28th & 29th 2019 Robinson College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK CB3 9AN   Dear Guest, This year’s conference will be an opportunity to come together to learn the latest on the Alliance and the Cool Farm Tool, as well as explore the opportunities for collaboration to carry the Alliance and Tool forwards to support your sustainable goals and … Read More

CFA participates in newly established ‘South Asian Nitrogen Hub’

The CFA is pleased to announce its participation in the new South Asian Nitrogen Hub. The UK Government announced in January its commitment to jointly fund this major international research programme to tackle the challenge that nitrogen pollution poses for the environment, food security, human health and the economy in South Asia. The South Asian Nitrogen Hub, a partnership led … Read More

Announcing Our New General Manager

The Cool Farm Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Profit as the General Manager of the Alliance, with effect from 8th October.  Richard comes from PepsiCo where he has worked for sixteen years in a variety of roles in operations and sustainability strategy.  With experience in renewable energy, carbon accounting, compliance and policy, as well as Life Cycle Assessment, he has been … Read More

CFT2.0 launched!

The Cool Farm Alliance is delighted to announce the live release of the updated Cool Farm Tool, CFT2.0.  The ‘look and feel’ of the user interface has been overhauled, with a fresh modern design and the creation of more space for entering data and reviewing results. Key new features include: Dedicated beef module, building on the success of recent dairy … Read More

University of Reading & EIT Climate-KIC launch first multilingual MOOC on climate-smart agriculture

10 September, 2018 (London): EIT Climate-KIC’s CSA Booster’s first multilingual “Future of Farming: Exploring Climate Smart Agriculture” MOOC (massive open online course) starts 24 September in English, German, French and Chinese. The free online course was developed by the UK’s University of Reading with support from EIT Climate-KIC Online Education to scale the international agriculture sector’s response to climate change. … Read More

General Manager Position Available – 15th June application deadline

After three years in post, Simon Miller has decided to step down from the General Manager position of the Alliance. Simon has done an excellent job, significantly growing the Alliance membership and enabling leaps forward in the development of the Cool Farm Tool. The CFA Executive Committee and members pass on their thanks, and wish Simon the best for his … Read More