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sofa coverA new edition of the State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA)

The livestock sector is one of the fastest growing parts of the agricultural economy, the FAO report underlines. Livestock contributes 40 percent of the global value of agricultural production and supports the livelihoods and food security of almost one billion people.


FAO Director-General, Jacques Diouf
Duration: 3min.17sec.
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Nuclear Science to improve Animal Production in Asia Food for the Future: Meeting the Challenges with Nuclear Applications

Professor Oswin Perera is an expert on livestock production, he studied the health and the reproduction cycle of the Asian water Buffalo for over 30 years. He spoke to Louise Potterton (IAEA) about the importance of the water buffalo and the use of nuclear science in his work.

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Oswin Perera, Professor of Farm Animal Production and Health at the University of Peradeniya in Kandy, Sri Lanka