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A Maasai livestock owner with his cattle herding. ©FAO/Tony Karumba

More Fuel for the Food/Feed Debate

New FAO Study indicates that livestock primarily consume foods not fit for human consumption and meat production requires less cereals than generally reported

In 2050, the world will count 9.6 billion people, 70% living in cities with an average income almost twice as high as today. As a result, global demand for animal products will continue to grow and play a critical role in global food security and nutrition [...]

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Call for entries: Dairy Asia Sustainability Award. The Award intents to recognize success stories of practice change from Asia and the Pacific region that make dairy systems more sustainable, both on- and off- farm. The submission deadline is 15 September 2017.