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This book discusses the characteristics, management, challenges and sustainability of world dairy producers, including Uruguay, Vietnam, France, Senegal and Brazil.

Author(s)
Napoléone, M.; Corniaux, C.; Leclerc, B.
Publisher
Cardère éditeur, Avignon, France
Citation
Voies lactées: dynamique des bassins laitiers entre globalisation et territorialisation, 2015, pp 315 pp.
Abstract

In Amazonia, cattle ranching plays a particular role in the construction of new territory, especially because it affects the Amazon Rainforest, the conservation of which represents very high stakes. There is a wide and obvious gap between on the one hand local actors, pioneers seeking better living ...

Author(s)
Bommel, P.; Bonaudo, T.; Barbosa, T.; Veiga, J. B. da; Pak, M. V.; Tourrand, J. F.
Publisher
John Libbey Eurotext, Montrouge, France
Citation
Cahiers Agricultures, 2010, 19, 2, pp 104-111
Abstract

For more than 500 years, the appropriation of Brazilian space has been based on the progressive transformation of the natural ecosystems into rural areas. The extensive bovine farming developed on the marginal zones, constitutes the spearhead of the colonisation of new spaces that are eventually...

Author(s)
Bonaudo, T.; Tourrand, J. F.; Lossouarn, J.; Poccard-Chapuis, R.
Publisher
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Paris, France
Citation
14 èmes Recontres autour des recherches sur les ruminants, Paris, les 5 et 6 Décembre 2007, 2007, pp 25-28
Abstract

The challenges facing players in rural, environmental, agricultural and agri-food systems pose questions for agricultural research. This publication is intended to help formulate the problems in decision-making, to construct representations and models integrating various understandings, and to...

Author(s)
Turckheim, É. de; Hubert, B.; Messéan, A.
Publisher
Éditions Quae, c/o INRA, Versailles, France
Citation
Concevoir et construire la décision: démarches en agriculture, agroalimentaire et espace rural, 2009, pp 360 pp.
Abstract

In the Amazon region of Brazil, there are socioeconomic challenges of extreme importance for the development of a sustainable agriculture, particularly for livestock farming. In agronomical terms, they concern the perenniality of the pastures created after the clearing of forest lands, because of...

Author(s)
Hostiou, N.; Tourrand, J. F.; Huguenin, J.; Lecomte, P.
Publisher
Association Française pour la Production Fourragère, I.N.R.A., Versailles, France
Citation
Fourrages, 2006, No.187, pp 377-392
Abstract

This study examines the dairy family farms on the Amazonian frontier in Brazil regarding the technical organization of work. Labour appears to be an essential factor of livestock management and a constraint to the sustainable development of the farms. But, very little knowledge was gathered to...

Author(s)
Hostiou, N.; Tourrand, J. F.; Veiga, J. B.
Publisher
CIRAD-EMVT (Département d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire du CIRAD), Cachan Cedex, France
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 2005, 58, 3, pp 167-173
Abstract

This paper aims to modify some ideas about frontier development in the Amazon region. Modelling the development of frontiers first colonized by family farmers, many authors show that poor soil, colonization policies, and economic logic leads to rapid development of extensive cattle ranching and...

Author(s)
Sartre, X. A. de; Albaladejo, C.; Martins, P.; Veiga, I.; Grimaldi, M.
Publisher
John Libbey Eurotext, Montrouge, France
Citation
Cahiers Agricultures, 2005, 14, 1, pp 85-89
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Publisher
Versailles, France
Citation
Fourrages, 2006, No.187, pp 283-368
Abstract

This special issue highlighted its topic on the Dairy Subsectors in Countries of the South: New Dynamics and political options, the topics were divided into specific themes namely: dairy subsectors and changing markets (7 papers), diversity of dairy production systems (7 papers), and political...

Publisher
CIRAD-EMVT (Département d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire du CIRAD), Cachan Cedex, France
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 2007, No.Special, pp 9-223
Abstract

With the world's largest area of tropical forest, the Amazon is a reserve of land and resources within a densely-populated Latin America, relying heavily on its natural resources to fuel its development. Settlement has intensified in recent decades, especially in Brazil, in response to different...

Author(s)
Tourrand, J. F.; Piketty, M. G.; Oliveira, J. R. D.; Thales, M. C.; Alves, A. M.; Veiga, J. B.; Poccard-Chapuis, R.
Publisher
CIRAD-Forêt, Montpellier, France
Citation
Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, 2004, No.280, pp 5-16

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