This section on livestock includes all animals that are farmed, as well as insects such as bees. Fish and other aquatic animals are covered in the fisheries section.
Practical Action Publishing produces books, journals and catalogs covering a range of development fields including water and gender issues, agriculture and health. It aims to provide academic information and support to where it is needed most in the world.
A Field Manual of Camel Diseases
The manual details some 80 major camel diseases and conditions, ranging from abortions to wry neck syndrome.
This volume contains some 700 abstracts from around the world relating to peoples animal healthcare, otherwise known as ethnoveterinary medicine.
Improving Food Security
This book discusses in a practical way the participative assessment of malnutrition and food security problems, how to improve nutrition, food and livestock markets, water supplies, finance, and co-operation between NGOs and governments, as well as the importance of strengthening local preparedness for famine prevention.
Improving Goat Production in the Tropics
This book explains the theory of goat-keeping using practical, step-by-step guidelines.
Living with Uncertainty
This book examines the management of policy implications of this new ecological thinking for pastoral development in dryland areas.
Participatory Livestock Research
This book is the first to offer an introduction to participatory research for livestock development.
Pastoral Livestock Marketing in Eastern Africa
An in-depth, evidence-based investigation of livestock marketing in Eastern Africa which approaches the issues from a variety of disciplinary perspectives including anthropology, economics, geography, and rangeland ecology.
This book responds to the previous failures of restocking projects by promoting a new client-driven approach.
Saving Lives and Livelihoods
Saving Lives and Livelihoods is a brief and readable account of the successful work undertaken by the Operation Lifeline Sudan Livestock Programme.
Village Animal Healthcare
This book describes three Intermediate Technology programmes built from local knowledge.
Agromisa is a Dutch non-profit organisation which aims to strengthen self-reliance of the rural populations in the South.
This project improves the management of indigenous livestock (IL) through building capacity in the creation, update and use of innovative livestock technologies.
CCAFS - CGIAR is a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future. Its science is carried out by the 15 research centers who are members of the CGIAR in collaboration with hundreds of partner organizations. CGIAR-CCAFS, 2014Livestock and Mixed Crop-Livestock Systems
Food and Agricultural organisation (FAO) has launched a Pastoralist Knowledge Hub which is an initiative bringing together pastoralists and the main actors working with them to join forces and create the synergies for dialogue and pastoralist development. Pastoralist Knowledge Hub
Feedipedia - Animal Feed Resources Information System
An on-line encyclopedia of animal feeds. Feedipedia is an open access information system on animal feed resources that provides information on nature, occurrence, chemical composition, nutritional value and safe use of nearly 1400 worldwide livestock feeds. It is managed jointly by INRA, CIRAD, AFZ and FAO.
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