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Newsletter 04

Livestock, environment and food security

Degradation of the natural environment need not mean that there is no room for improvement so that in the future more people and animals can be sustained. This article demonstrates how degraded soils and malnourished people are the result of bad political leadership, poor administration and inappropriate farming systems, and that its root it has very little to do with a particular crop or animal.


Livestock and wildlife in pastoral systems of East Africa: inevitable conflict or unexpected synergy?

More than a decade ago, researchers attempted to bring the best of science to bear on the problems that communities and policy makers face in trying to resolve the troublesome conflicts between conservation and development in these rich and valuable savanna lands. What was found will surprise you.


Workshop report 

Agrotourism in Colombia.


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Livestock and wildlife in pastoral systems of East Africa