Livestock in a Changing Landscape, Volume 1: Drivers, Consequences, and Responses

Livestock in a Changing Landscape, Volume 1: Drivers, Consequences, and Responses

by Henning Steinfeld
     
 

ISBN-10: 159726671X

ISBN-13: 9781597266710

Pub. Date: 12/15/2009

Publisher: Island Press

The rapidly changing nature of animal production systems, especially increasing intensification and globalization, is playing out in complex ways around the world.  Livestock in a Changing Landscape offers a comprehensive examination of these important and far-reaching trends.

 

The books are an outgrowth of a collaborative effort involving

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Overview

The rapidly changing nature of animal production systems, especially increasing intensification and globalization, is playing out in complex ways around the world.  Livestock in a Changing Landscape offers a comprehensive examination of these important and far-reaching trends.

 

The books are an outgrowth of a collaborative effort involving international nongovernmental organizations including the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UN FAO), the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the Swiss College of Agriculture (SHL), the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), and the Scientific Committee for Problems of the Environment (SCOPE).

 

The volumes present new, sustainable approaches to the challenges created by fundamental shifts in livestock management and production, and represent an essential resource for policy makers, industry managers, and academics involved with this issue.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597266710
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
12/15/2009
Edition description:
1
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Executive Summary
Introduction
 
PART I. Drivers of Change
Chapter 1. Driver of Change in Global Agriculture and Livestock Systems
Chapter 2. Trends in Consumption, Production and Trade in Livestock and Livestock
Chapter 3. Structural Change in Livestock Sector
Chapter 4. Livestock in Geographical Transition
 
PART II. Consequences of Livestock Sector
Chapter 5. Livestock and the Global Carbon Cycle
Chapter 6. The Impact of Animal Production Systems on the Nitrogen Cycle
Chapter 7. Water-Mediated Ecological Consequences of Intensification and Expansion of Livestock Production
Chapter 8. Global Impacts on Biodiversity
Chapter 9. Impacts of Intensive Livestock Production and Manure Management on the Environment
Chapter 10. Impacts of Extensive Livestock Systems on Terrestrial Ecosystems
Chapter 11. Human Health Hazards Associated with Livestock Production
Chapter 12. The Livestock Revolution and Animal Source Food Consumption: Benefits, Risk and Challenges in Urban and Rural Setting of Developing Countries
Chapter 13. Social Consequences for Mixed Crop-Livestock Production Systems in Developing Countries
Chapter 14. Socioeconomic Implications of the Livestock Industrialization Process: How Will Smallholders Fare?
Chapter 15. Extensive Livestock Production in Transition: The Future of Sustainable Pastoralism
 
PART III. Responses
Chapter 16. Responses on Environmental Issues
Chapter 17. Responses on Human Nutrition Issues
Chapter 18. Responses on Emerging Livestock Diseases
Chapter 19. Responses on Social Issues
Chapter 20. Livestock in Changing Landscape: Conclusions and Lessons Learned

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