Nourishing the Planet’s 15 recommendations to promote agricultural development were highlighted by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).
The article describes solutions to improve food production from livestock and features the State of the World 2011 chapter, written by Mario Herrero and other ILRI staff members.
In the coming decades, small livestock farmers in the developing world will face unprecedented challenges. Demand for animal-source foods, such as milk and meat, is increasing, while animal diseases in tropical countries will continue to rise, hindering trade and threatening human health. Innovations in livestock feed, disease control, and climate change adaptation—as well as improved yields and efficiency—are improving farmers’ incomes and making animal-source food production more sustainable.
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