Trajectories of evolution and drivers of change in European mountain cattle farming systems.

  title={Trajectories of evolution and drivers of change in European mountain cattle farming systems.},
  author={Anastacio Garc{\'i}a-Mart{\'i}nez and A.M. Olaizola and A. Bernu{\'e}s},
  journal={Animal : an international journal of animal bioscience},
  volume={3 1},
In the last few decades, significant changes in livestock farming systems and land use were observed in European mountain areas with large implications for the sustainability of grazing agro-ecosystems. System dynamic studies become essential to understand these changes, identify the drivers involved and trying to anticipate what might happen in the future. The objectives of this study were as follows: (i) to analyse the main recent changes that occurred in mountain cattle farming in the… 

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