Livestock and Landscapes

ID:

313323

Language:

EN

Document type:

Book

Description:

Twenty-six percent of the planet's ice-free land is used for livestock grazing and 33 percent of croplands are used for livestock feed production. Livestock contribute to seven percent of the total greenhouse gas emissions through enteric fermentation and manure. In developed countries, 90 percent of cattle belong to six breed and 20 percent of livestock breeds are at risk of extinction.

Publication year:

2013

Pages:

4 p.

Job number:

AR591

Department:

NR

Division:

NRD

PDF:

http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/ar591e/ar591e.pdf

This document is also available in:
French

Elevage et paysages

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Spanish

El ganado y los paisajes

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