Monthly Archives: December 2018

Livestock and trees: A more perfect union

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Illustration by Remy Charlip via Pinterest: Cover of Four Fur Feet, written by Margaret Wise Brown. Livestock provide ecological services too great to warrant their complete removal from the landscape. ‘. . . Sequestering carbon has…

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Thesis Opportunities: Social Economies of food, agriculture, and nature in Gelderland.

Originally posted on Rural Sociology Wageningen University:
Social economy is an umbrella term used to describe a variety of third sector, cooperative, voluntary, non-profit, and social enterprise initiatives that put social and environmental well-being before profit.  They operate in different…

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Global Exploration and Practical Research Meet in Nuffield International Farming Scholars Program

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
A robust, sustainable global agriculture and food production sector is critical to the future of a growing world population. It will take farms of varying types and sizes to address food insecurity and hunger,…

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Call for papers: Analytical Approaches to Post-Exceptionalism in Food and Agricultural Governance

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Livestock and agroecology — Small Scaled Farmers and the pastoralists are the backbones of animal agriculture. They play a pivotal role not only in producing quality food item but also conserving the genetic resources as well as nature for the next generations. Contrast to the factory farming small scaled farming and pastoralism do not use (up to their level best) pesticides and chemical fertilizers etc. They do not harm nature by the blind use of inputs like energy and water. They are the custodians of the genes and nature.

Originally posted on Small Scaled Farmers and the pastoralists are the backbones of animal agriculture. They play a pivotal role not only in producing quality food item but also conserving the genetic resources as well as nature for the next generations. Contrast to the factory farming small scaled farming and pastoralism do not use (up to their level best) pesticides and chemical fertilizers etc. They do not harm the nature by the blind use of inputs like energy and water. They are the custodians of the genes and nature.:
A summary key opportunities for livestock to contribute to the agroecological transition Livestock is found in…

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RESILIENCE OF NATIVE LIVESTOCK BREEDS TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Originally posted on Traditional Animal Genetic Resources for Food Security Under Climate Change Influence:
The globe is under stressful pressure of climate change. Droughts, erratic and unseasonal rains, floods, and rise in mercury are the salient features of climate change. Some regions…

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Camel Milk: Why Do You Need This In Your Home?

Originally posted on Traditional Animal Genetic Resources for Food Security Under Climate Change Influence:
via Camel Milk: Why Do You Need This In Your Home?

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