Jean Baptiste Dollé
Environment Department Head
Institut de l’Elevage
Jean Baptiste Dollé is Head of the Environment Department in the French Livestock Institute (Institut de l’Elevage). He works with the National Dairy and Meat Federation, producers, firms, research institutes in France and Europe, and public bodies to evaluate the relation between environment and cattle production.
Many studies carried out concern methodologies and tools developed to evaluate impacts (climate change, water pollution etc.) and assess the positive contributions (biodiversity, carbon sequestration etc.) of milk and beef production.
Over the last ten years he implemented carbon farming initiatives in beef and dairy production involving 12,000 farmers, with a large national partnership. Recently, he has contributed to the development of a standardised methodology for certifying carbon reductions in agriculture.