Livestock and the MDGs uri icon

abstract

  • Livestock development is helping developing countries to meet all eight of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. But, inappropriately managed, livestock enterprises can also harm environments, spread infectious diseases and endanger public health through unsafe foods. We can ensure that we make full use of livestock development to reach these major development goals by advocating policies, strategies and technologies that serve to enhance benefits livestock can provide poor communities

publication date

  • 2009