Livestock

Demand suggests that India has the potential to initiate a second “White Revolution”. This would require a fundamental renewal of the dairy sector. Prospects and risks were explored in a discussion round at the EuroTier…

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A recent study by the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) reveals, that around 40 per cent more milk and tens of millions of dollars in revenue could be possible for African farmers provided hey adopt…

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First salvo against plague affecting sheep and goats will focus on high-risk countries, build on the 2011 eradication of rinderpest.

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At an international colloquium on food security and nutrition at the University of Stuttgart-Hohenheim, the topic of livestock was also discussed in a special workshop. ©University of Hohenheim
Livestock

In July 2016, the the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) submitted its 10th Report, which focuses on the role livestock plays for sustainable agricultural development for security and…

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The livestock is responsible for some 14.5 per cent of all anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions
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A new interactive tool helps livestock farmers to improve productivity and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Since the European Union removed the milk quota in April 2015, milk production has risen by just below four per cent in the Member States. NGOs fear that growing EU exports are destroying the livelihoods of countless…

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Ruminants like these goats in Kenya are responsible for the largest share of methane emissions from agriculture. <br/>Photo: © Klaus Butterbach-Bahl/KIT
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Livestock production offers a significant opportunity to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions while maintaining the economic and social benefits of the sector, according to a new international study.

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Livestock are critical to building sustainability in food and agriculture. Current and future livestock sector development needs to produce more, from less, and in ways that benefit all. Solving the sector’s challenges…

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Livestock are kept for a wide range of purposes in Africa, and there is considerable diversity in animal husbandry. Among the most important advantages in keeping animals is their contribution to maintaining and even…

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Tropical forage grasses and legumes as key components of sustainable crop-livestock systems in Latin America and the Caribbean have major implications for improving food security, alleviating poverty, restoring degraded…

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