The economic valuation of farm animal genetic resources : a survey of available methods

@inproceedings{Drucker2000TheEV,
  title={The economic valuation of farm animal genetic resources : a survey of available methods},
  author={Adam G. Drucker and Ver{\'o}nica Uquillas G{\'o}mez and Simon Anderson},
  year={2000}
}
Genetic erosion of domestic animal diversity has placed 30% of the world’s breeds at risk of extinction, often as a result of government policy/programmes. Conservation and sustainable development of animal genetic resources (AnGR) require a broad focus that includes the many ‘adaptive’ breeds that survive well in the low external input agriculture typical of developing countries. Environmental economic valuation methodologies have an important role to play in supporting decisions regarding… CONTINUE READING