Gridded livestock of the world 2007


William Wint and Timothy Robinson

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Rome, 2007

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Table of contents

Part I   [653Kb]

1. Introduction

    Why map livestock?
    Livestock diversity
    Which features to map?

2. Disaggregating population data

    Data prediction and extrapolation

3. Subnational livestock statistics

    Agricultural census methods
    Data suppression

4. FAO global livestock information system

    Data archive structure and processing
    Supplementary and missing data
    Masking land suitable for livestock

Part II   [786Kb]

5. Modelling livestock distribution

    A worked example - Africa
    Standardizing predicted distributions
    Predictor variable

Part III   [1,2Mb]

6. Results

    Distribution of Bovine species
    Distribution of Small Ruminant species
    Distribution of Pig species
    Distribution of Poultry species

Part IV  [1,1Mb]    Part V    [1Mb]     Part VI   [1,2Mb]     Part VII   [1,2Mb]     Part VIII   [954Kb]     Part IX   [1,2Mb]

Results (cont'd)

Part X    [760Kb]

7. Applications

    Livestock biomass
    Livestock projections
    Livestock production estimates
    Livestock production balance
    Livestock movement
    Livestock disease assessment
    Livestock disease risk mapping
    Environmental impact analysis
    Spatial targeting of interventions

Part XI   [523Kb]    Part XII   [825Kb]    Part XIII  [779Kb]    Part XIV  [464Kb]    Part XV    [1,2Mb]

7. Applications (cont'd)

Part XVI    [905Kb]

8. Challenges and future directions
9. References

Part XVII    [495Kb]


    Appendix A: Livestock numbers for Central America, the Caribbean and South America

Part XVIII   [830Kb]

    Appendix B: Livestock numbers Africa

Part XIX   [787Kb]

    Appendix C: Livestock numbers FOR Central, Eastern, Southern and South-Eastern Asia

Part XX   [51Kb]

    Appendix D:Livestock numbers for North America, Western Asia, Europe and Oceania

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