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Why Policies and Institutions

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: DEVELOPMENT INTERVENTIONS IN THE LIVESTOCK SECTOR HAVE, generally, not been very successful. Undoubtedly inappropriate technologies and the failure to deliver services to poor farmers have contributed greatly to the lack of success of many livestock development projects. However, even in cases where the technologies were appropriately targeted and the focus was distinctly pro-poor, technical projects have in many cases failed to deliver significant and sustainab...

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Why Livestock

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: IN MOST AREAS OF THE WORLD, POVERTY IS STILL LARGELY A RURAL phenomenon. Around 630 million rural poor rely on livestock for their livelihoods (Livestock In Development 1999). A key feature of livestock-keeping is the variety of ways it supports the livelihoods strategies of the poor. Livestock can provide a steady stream of food and revenues, help to raise whole farm productivity and are often the only livelihood option available to the landless as they allow t...

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Why Pro-Poor

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 1.2 BILLION PEOPLE IN THE WORLD LIVE BELOW A POVERTY line defined by US$ 1.00 per day, and that three-quarters of these work and live in the rural areas (Ravallion 2001). This is more than the populations of North America and Western Europe combined. Apart from the ethical considerations surrounding poverty in a world of plenty, poverty exacerbates issues such as disease risk, uncontrolled migrations, political unrest, violence and crime. On...

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The Pro-Poor Livestock Policy Initiative

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: WITH THE ADOPTION OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS, the international community has formally subscribed to halving the proportion of people living in extreme poverty by 2015. A key challenge is therefore to identify and promote income opportunities that may lead to significant economic growth for the poor. In the face of limited possibilities the livestock sector appears to present a real opportunity to enhance the livelihoods of a large proportion of the world?s poor.

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Development of Southern Bluefin Tuna Fisheries

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Excerpt: 5.1 GENERAL OVERVIEW Southern bluefin tuna are distributed only in the southern hemisphere, and mainly inhabit cold waters around 40?S. However, their spawning grounds are in tropical waters, south of Java. This is a unique species of tuna, in that one stock is distributed throughout the three major oceans, Pacific, Indian and Atlantic. For this reason, the description of southern bluefin tuna is not presented under each ocean but in a separate section.

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