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Livestock production: recent trends, future prospects
  • P. Thornton
  • Business, Medicine
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B…
  • 27 September 2010
Demand for livestock products in the future could be heavily moderated by socio-economic factors such as human health concerns and changing socio-cultural values, and Livestock production is likely to be increasingly affected by carbon constraints and environmental and animal welfare legislation.
Food security and food production systems
The questions for this chapter are how far climate and its change affect current food production systems and food security and the extent to which they will do so in the future.
Biomass use, production, feed efficiencies, and greenhouse gas emissions from global livestock systems
This report presents a unique, biologically consistent, spatially disaggregated global livestock dataset containing information on biomass use, production, feed efficiency, excretion, and greenhouse gas emissions for 28 regions, 4 animal species, and 3 livestock products.
Climate-smart agriculture for food security
Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is an approach to the development of agricultural systems intended to help support food security under climate change. This Perspective outlines a set of CSA actions
Mapping Climate Vulnerability and Poverty in Africa
Executive Summary The world's climate is continuing to change at rates that are projected to be unprecedented in recent human history. Some models are now indicating that the temperature increases to