animal husbandry

Reports & Research
April 2012

Land plays a vital and central role in the economic, social-cultural and political lives of both individuals and communities. Given its centrality in the socio-economic and political spheres, national goals such as economic development, poverty reduction, social and political stability are closely linked to land. Land provides the livelihood base for the bulk of the population especially in the rural areas where agriculture is the main occupation. Despite their importance, land and environment in Kenya have suffered decades of mismanagement that has led to the current state of degradation.

Gado: áreas de pastagem de gado agora ocupam espaços a perder de vista da estrada (Chris Arsenault/Reuters)
10 July 2017
Brazil

Enquanto políticos planejam mudar a demarcação de terras, ambientalistas afirmam que áreas de reserva representam a melhor maneira de salvar florestas

Dentro da Reserva Indígena 124, no Estado do Amazonas, o cacique Geraldo Apurinã caminha ao longo de uma trilha lamacenta, passando por árvores imponentes ainda intocadas por madeireiros amazônicos.

19 June 2017
Portugal

Famílias dizimadas, aldeias literalmente reduzidas a cinzas e pelo menos 62 pessoas mortas na sequência do mais grave incêndio florestal registado em Portugal.

Brazil
Reports & Research
December 2011

Настоящая серия отчетов «Основные аспекты исследования четырех секторов отрасли жи- вотноводства в Казахстане» подготовлена Инвестиционным центром ФАО в сотрудничест- ве с Аналитическим центром экономической политики в агропромышленном комплексе (АЦЭП АПК) при АО «КазАгроИнновация» Министерства сельского хозяйства Республи- ки Казахстан. Финансирование исследования осуществлялось полностью за счет ФАО.

Policy Papers & Briefs
June 2016

Plusieurs centaines de millions de pastoralistes de partout dans le monde comptent sur un riche héritage de connaissances et sur une tradition de mobilité pour survivre dans certains des environnements les plus rudes de la planète. Ils produisent de la viande, du lait et des fibres et fournissent des services écosystémiques essentiels. Pourtant, ils sont souvent incompris, marginalisés et exclus des décisions les concernant. La Plateforme leur donne une voix.

Journal Articles & Books
December 1996

The Hills Leasehold Forestry and Forage Development Project provides scope for addressing the need to integrate women into the mainstream of the project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. The project which is in its second year of implementation, realised the need to undertake a critical analysis of the project in its various aspects from a gender perspective. Subsequently an independent consultant was hired accordingly for a duration of three months. This report contains the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the consultant in this regard.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2002

This publication contains the articles distributed for the subscribers to the first electronic conference on mulberry for animal production, held bewteen May and August 2000. The conference was organized by the FAO Animal Production and Health Division in response to the growing interest in the cultivation and use of mulberry to feed various domestic animals. The contributions covered a variety of topics including germplasm resources in various countries, agronomic aspects, chemical composition, nutritive value and animal performance.