Grup de recerca en remugants (G2R)

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    Edifici V. Campus de la UAB

    08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)

    Spain

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The G2R is a multidisciplinary group of research and development, made up of 13 members from
the Animal Science Unit of the UAB. This group was consolidated for 5 consecutive periods (last
20 yr). The G2R activities focus on livestock ruminant species (cattle, sheep, and goats) and
its aims are the study of the biological, technical, economic and environmental processes
modifying the efficiency and sustainability of ruminant farms under the natural and
socioeconomic scenarios of Catalonia and Spain. These aims are addressed by scientific and
practical approaches, using laboratory, experimental farm, and on-field research conditions.
The G2R maintains intensive national and international relationships as well as extension
activities for the transfer of knowledge to stakeholders.
The G2R has 4 working groups: 1) Fodder resources and natural environment, 2) Production
systems and product quality, 3) Performance recording and traceability, 4) Selection and
conservation of ruminant breeds.

Research lines

  • Research lines:
  • Forage resources and the natural environment. Use of new feeds for the nutrition of ruminants
  • Adaptation of ruminant production systems to global environmental change and its impact on their products
  • Control and traceability systems in ruminant production|Selection and conservation of ruminant breeds
  • Selection and conservation of ruminant breeds

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

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