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Production, breeding & genetics

Production, breeding and genetics

Increasing livestock productivity is vital to food security and sustainable rural development. Global consumption of animal products such as meat, milk and eggs is rapidly expanding, with approximately one third of the global crop land being used to produce animal feeds.

CABI has a long tradition of providing scientific information in the field of animal science, dating back to 1933. Our information helps livestock farmers, extension workers, animal scientists and policy makers improve the livelihoods of the world’s poor, and mitigate the impact of large scale livestock operations on the environment.

Our resources, such as Animal Health & Production Compendium, cover all aspects of animal science, including husbandry, breeding, welfare, behaviour, genetics, molecular genetics, reproductive biotechnology, reproduction and reproductive diseases, as well as rural development.

Capacity Building for Sustainable Development

Capacity building has been a topic of intense focus in many “core” or industrialized counties. This book explores the theoretical underpinnings of capacity building to sustain the natural resources, cultural resources, and human resources of communit...

Sustainable Bamboo Development

This book presents over 40 cases of bamboo development across 22 major bamboo-industry countries and explores the knowledge gained from their successes and failures. It synthesises experiences and exchanges with country experts from international tra...

Shifting Cultivation Policies: Balancing Environmental and Social Sustainability

Shifting cultivation supports around 200 million people in the Asia-Pacific region alone. It is often regarded as a primitive and inefficient form of agriculture that destroys forests, causes soil erosion and robs lowland areas of water. These miscon...