THE STATE OF THE WORLD’s ANIMAL GENETIC RESOURCES FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture


THE STATE OF THE WORLD’s
ANIMAL GENETIC RESOURCES
FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
- in brief

 

 

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FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS (FAO)
Rome, 2007



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Table of Contents

Part 1   [1,3Mb]

    Foreword
    Executive summary

Part 2   [1Mb]

    Introduction
    Part 1 - The state of agricultural biodiversity in the livestock sector

Part 3   [1,5Mb]

    Origins and distribution of animal genetic resources

Part 4   [841Kb]

    The current status of animal genetic resource diversity
    Uses and values of animal genetic resources
    Animal genetic resources and resistance to disease

Part 5   [1,1Mb]

    Threats to animal genetic resources
    Part 2 - Livestock sector trends
    Drivers of change in livestock production systems
    Implications for animal genetic resources

Part 6   [472Kb]

    Part 3 - The state of capacities in animal genetic resources management
    Institutions and stakeholders
    Structured breeding programmes
    Conservation programmes
    Use of reproductive biotechnologies

Part 7   [883Kb]

    Part 4 - The state of the art in the management of animal genetic resources

    Methods for characterization of animal genetic resources
    Methods for economic valuation of animal genetic resources
    Methods for conservation
    Part 5 - Needs and challenges in animal genetic resources management

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