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Cover for Livestock production and climate change.

This 395-paged-book aims to raise awareness among scientists, academics, students, livestock farmers and policy makers of the twin inter-related and inter-dependent complex mechanisms of livestock rearing and climate change. The contents are divided into sections: one on livestock production, one...

Author(s)
Malik, P. K.; Bhatta, R.; Takahashi, J.; Kohn, R. A.; Prasad, C. S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Feed resources vis-à-vis livestock and fish productivity in a changing climate.

Globally, livestock contributes 40% to agricultural gross domestic product (GDP), employs more than 1 billion people and creates livelihoods for more than 1 billion poor. From a nutritional standpoint, livestock contributes about 30% of the protein in human diets globally and more than 50% in...

Author(s)
Blümmel, M.; Haileslassie, A.; Herrero, M.; Beveridge, M.; Phillips, M.; Havlik, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change: impact of meat production.

Between 1961 and 2009, the world recorded a continued increase in the demand for meat, driven by the fast growth in population, economic improvement, changes in eating habits and rapid urbanization. This has resulted in improved livestock production that is projected to continue even into the...

Author(s)
Musalia, L. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter