Table of Contents
The Department for International Development funded this literature review. However, the findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in this paper are entirely those of the authors and should not be attributed to the Department for International Development, which does not guarantee their accuracy and can accept no responsibility for any consequence of their use.
Section One: Background
Section Two. Who are the poor and what is the scale of their impact on the environment?
2.1 Livestock systems of the poor
2.2 Relative significance of these systems to the environmental hotspots
Section 3. Effect of driving forces on the livestock systems of the poor and subsequent implications for the environment
3.1 Potential impact of driving forces on the livestock production systems of the poor
3.2 Potential areas of environmental concern associated with the dynamics of the livestock systems of the poor
3.3 Can the poor compete with wealthier producers in the new era of livestock production?
3.4 Policy recommendations to protect the livelihoods of the poor
Section 4. Conclusions