Vijay Paul Sharma, Ph.D.
Christopher L. Delgado, Ph.D.
Steven Staal, Ph.D.
Raj Vir Singh, Ph.D.
July 25, 2003
This paper was produced as part of Phase II of an IFPRI-FAO project entitled Livestock Industrialization, Trade and Social-Health-Environment Impacts in Developing Countries, 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: C.Delgado@cgiar.org.
 Chairman, Post Graduate
Programme (Agribusiness Management), Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad,
 Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K St. NW, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
 Agricultural Economist, International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya.
 Principal Scientist and Head, Division of Dairy Economics, Statistics and Management, National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal, India.