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Livestock in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Uganda play an important role in food security, livelihoods, income, and gross domestic product (GDP). Livestock sector growth in response to growing demand for animal-sourced food requires policy guidance to avoid increasing livestock sector exposure to climate...

Author(s)
Ashley, L.
Publisher
CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Citation
CCAFS Working Paper, 2019, No.268, pp 108 pp.
Abstract

This research aims to investigate the spatial distribution of livestock and poultry manure resources and the changes in land bearing capacity for livestock and poultry manure over the past decade in Shandong Province. The objectives are to provide scientific information for rational utilization of ...

Author(s)
Zheng Li; Zhang QingWen; Zhang AiPing; Liu XingRen; Liu ShiQing; Han Cong
Publisher
The Editorial Board of Journal of Agro-Environment Science, Tianjin, China
Citation
Journal of Agro-Environment Science, 2019, 38, 4, pp 882-891
Abstract

Leopards are known to prey on livestock throughout their range. Depredation of livestock makes leopards vulnerable to retaliatory killings and reduces public support for conservation. We examined spatiotemporal patterns, correlates, as well as economic losses and compensation paid for livestock...

Author(s)
Dhungana, R.; Lamichhane, B. R.; Savini, T.; Dhakal, M.; Poudel, B. S.; Karki, J. B.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Mammalian Biology, 2019, 96, pp 7-13
Abstract

The CGIAR Research Program on Livestock Agri-Food Systems (Livestock CRP) was launched in 2017. The Livestock CRP continues a number of the key lines of research initiated under the first phase Livestock & Fish CRP, but with major changes overall in terms of an expanded mandate to strengthen ...

Publisher
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Annual report - CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish, 2017, 2018, pp 53 pp.
Abstract

Understanding the interactions between livestock and the environment in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa is essential to sustainable livestock sector development. In this comparative overview, we review the available evidence on the extent of grassland degradation, land, and water pollution by nutrients ...

Author(s)
Otte, J.; Pica-Ciamarra, U.; Morzaria, S.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2019, 6, February, pp 37
Abstract

This study systematically reviews the peer-reviewed literature on livestock production and food security in urbanizing environments of developing countries to synthesize the existing evidence and identify priorities for future research. Specifically, a systematic literature review was undertaken...

Author(s)
Hatab, A. A.; Cavinato, M. E. R.; Lagerkvist, C. J.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Food Security, 2019, 11, 2, pp 279-299
Abstract

Huge numbers of microorganisms reside in livestock faeces and constitute one of the most complex microbial ecosystems. Here, faecal microbial communities of three typical livestock in Xilingol steppe grassland, i.e. sheep, cattle, and horse, were investigated by Illumina MiSeq sequencing and...

Author(s)
Yang Jie; Wang YanFen; Cui XiaoYong; Zhang YiMing; Yu ZhiSheng
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2019, 103, 12, pp 5023-5037
Abstract

With increasing affluence in many developing countries, the demand for livestock products is rising and the increasing feed requirement contributes to pressure on land resources for food and energy production. However, there is currently a knowledge gap in our ability to assess the extent and...

Author(s)
Hankerson, B. R.; Schierhorn, F.; Prishchepov, A. V.; Dong ChangXing; Eisfelder, C.; Müller, D.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 1, pp e0210051
Abstract

National planners and others in the international development community are looking to transform a rising demand for animal-source foods in many low- and middle-income countries into opportunities that benefit poor and vulnerable people. Scenario analysis and sectoral reviews aid the understanding...

Author(s)
Enahoro, D.; Njiru, N.; Thornton, P.; Staal, S. J.
Publisher
CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Citation
CCAFS Working Paper, 2019, No.262, pp 62 pp.
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European policy reforms have evolved in search of a model that allows agriculture and livestock in rural areas to recognize functions such as the conservation of the environment and the rural landscape and the contribution of rural areas to the development of a balanced territory. However, for the ...

Author(s)
Calafat-Marzal, C.; Gallego-Salguero, A.; Quintanilla-García, I.
Publisher
Asociación Interprofesional para el Desarrollo Agrario, Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
ITEA, 2019, 115, 1, pp 31-51

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