Health and Animal Agriculture in Developing Countries
David Zilberman, Joachim Otte, David Roland-Holst, Dirk Pfeiffer
Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 10, 2011 - Business & Economics - 424 pages
This book provides an overview of the state of animal agriculture and present methodologies and proposals to develop policies that result in sustainable and profitable animal production that will protect human and environmental health, enhance livelihood of smallholders and meet consumer needs. The book combines lessons of the past, factual foundation to understand the present, analytical tools to design and improve policies, case studies that provide both empirical grounding and applications of some of the strategies suggested in this book, and finally, a proposal for the way forward.
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