Rajesh Mehta, Ph.D.
R. G. Nambiar, Ph.D.
Christopher L. Delgado, Ph.D.
S. Subramanyam, Ph.D.
July 25, 2003
This paper was produced as part of Phase II of an IFPRI-FAO project entitled inLivestock Industrialization, Trade and Social-Health-Environment Impacts in Developing Countriesll, funded by the Department for International Development (DFID), U.K., through the Livestock, Environment and Development (LEAD) initiative at FAO. Correspondence may be addressed to the scientific coordinator for the project, Dr. Christopher Delgado, IFPRI, 2033 K St, N.W., Washington D.C. 20006, USA. Email: [email protected]
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and Information System for Developing Countries, India Habitat Centre, Lodi
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 Director, Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research, Ahmedabad, India
 Senior Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington
 Professor, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad, India