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Focusing on the non-poor is good for the poor

A dual approach to livestock sector investments

Livestock sector policies and investments, which differently target business-oriented and livelihood oriented livestock keepers, are anticipated to trigger a sustainable and inclusive growth of livestock in Sub-Saharan Africa  [...]


Cover PhotoPartnering for results: FAO and the feed industry publish together a manual on feed safety. FAO and the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) have just completed the publication in five languages of the Manual of Good Practices for the Feed Industry, a publication that provides practical information to ensure that only safe manufactured animal feed enters the food chain [...]


photoFAO-ICARDA delegates urge FAO to form a Near East and North Africa (NENA) Animal Feed Network. In order to better monitor and guide national and regional livestock sector development, it is essential to develop systematic approaches to accurately assess livestock feed supplies and to obtain better insight into how these feed resources are being utilized [...]



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