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Livestock farming and food security - consequences for the environment?


Livestock farming and food security - consequences for the environment?



Entwicklung + Landlicher Raum 32(4): 3-8



It is argued that food security, income generation and sustainable resource use issues are major reasons for maintaining livestock farming in developing countries. Food supply, risk aversion, capital accumulation, draught power and nutrient transfer are important aspects of livestock farming. With increasing economic development and urbanization, demand for livestock products is increasing.

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