Nourishing the Planet TV: Rebuilding Communities with Livestock

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In this week’s episode, research intern Matt Styslinger explains how small scale livestock can not only help to improve diets, livelihoods, and the environment, but also how they can help to maintain and rebuild communities. Livestock have the ability to not only provide milk and meat, which generates income, but they also  provide manure, which can be used as fertilizer as well as biogas for cooking.

Video: http://youtu.be/2gufvrh5Rm8

To read about how smallscale livestock can improve food security and preserve and rebuild communities, see: Innovation of the Week: Using Livestock to Rebuild and Preserve Communities.

To purchase State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet please click HERE. And to watch the one minute book trailer, click HERE.

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