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Nutrition and livestock. Technical guidance to harness the potential of livestock for improved nutrition of vulnerable populations in programme planning

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This technical guidance brief summarizes some of the current thinking on how livestock can address the nutritional needs of vulnerable households and groups. It outlines recommendations for designing and implementing livestock interventions to leverage nutrition outcomes.

It is intended for use by programme planners and managers working for government, humanitarian and development agencies involved in designing and implementing livestock-related policies and programmes, with the objective of helping in integration of nutrition outcomes in their work. Additionally, it is aimed at those involved in developing nutritional polices and strategies, to take into consideration the potential of livestock based strategies to improve nutrition.

Date
2020
Publisher
FAO
Region
Global
Keywords
Family farmers & smallholders, Livestock, Nutrition, Policy analysis