Sunday, December 03, 2006

New FAO LEAD report

Livestock’s Long Shadow –Environmental Issues and Options, produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) with the support of the multi-institutional Livestock, Environment and Development (LEAD) Initiative, suggests that livestock should be a major policy focus when dealing with problems of land degradation, climate change and air pollution, water shortage and water pollution, and loss of biodiversity. You can read the executive summary on LEAD's digital library web site.

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