Pro-Poor Livestock Policy Initiative (PPLPI)

Programmes / Projets

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t  Nouvelles Internationales
6th PPLPI Steering Committee Meeting: looking beyond PPLPI
Rome, 17-18 September 2009

In September 2007, the first ever Independent External Evaluation (IEE) of FAO concluded that ‘the FAO Livestock Division’s work on policies with respect to the poor and the environment has influenced global thinking in these areas’, and that with regard to the livestock sector, ‘a significant increase in resources is justified ... only if FAO’s work remains focused on; a) pro-poor sector policy and management; b) animal health, addressing implications for the poor [...];
c) livestock-environmental issues’. » Read more

 Nouvelles Régionales
Market-Driven Pro-Poor Development: Sericulture in India
PPLPI Research Report 09-03, FAO, Rome, July 2009

Over the past four decades, BAIF Development Research Foundation, one of India’s largest NGOs, has been active in promoting better livelihoods options for the rural poor, and experimenting with innovative activities and products. In the State of Maharashtra, BAIF identified sericulture, i.e. the production of raw silk based on rearing silkworms fed on leaves from mulberry plants or Asna and Arjuna trees (Tasar) occurring in natural forests, as ‘An Alternative Source of Income to Enhance the Livelihoods of Small-scale Farmers and Tribal Communities’ (see PPLPI Research Report 09-03).
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Minding the Stock – But Where is the Beef?
World Bank’s Research Report 44010-GLB, World Bank, Washington D.C., July 2009

‘Minding the Stock: Bringing Public Policy to Bear on Livestock Sector Development’ is the appealing title of World Bank’s Report No. 44010-GLB, which reviews current issues associated with livestock sector development and aims to ‘generate renewed interest in the livestock sector and serve to promote the increased investment that is urgently needed’. ‘Minding the Stock’ first reviews opportunities and challenges for livestock sector development to contribute to economic growth and poverty reduction in developing countries (ch.1) and the rationale for public sector intervention in promoting a socially-desirable growth of the sector (ch.2). » Read more



Pro-Poor Livestock Policy Initiative - Status and Prospects for Smallholder Milk Production A Global Perspective
Pro-Poor Livestock Policy Initiative - Livestock Sector Policies and Programmes in Developing Countries A Menu for Practitioners
Pro-Poor HPAI Risk Reduction
South Asia Pro-poor Livestock Policy Programme (SA PPLPP)
Intergovernmental Authority on Development - Livestock Policy Initiative (IGAD-LPI)
Learning INnovation Knowledge (LINK)

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