Role of Urban and Peri-urban Livestock Production in Poverty Alleviation and Food Security

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Publisher
Académie royale des Sciences d'Outre-Mer - Koninklijke Academie voor Overzeese Wetenschappen
Title Part
Numéro 1
Title Part
Volume 26
Author
Eric Thys,
Collection
Mémoires de la Classe des Sciences Naturelles et Médicales
Language
English
Publisher Category
Economics and Social Sciences > Population and Development Sciences > Development Studies
Publisher Category
Applied Sciences > Agronomy and Agriculture
Onix Audience Codes
06 Professional and scholarly
Title First Published
01 January 2006
Type of Work
Monograph

Paperback


Publication Date
2006
ISBN-13
9789075652390
Extent
Main content page count : 112
Code
9789075652390
Dimensions
16 x 24 x 6 cm
Weight
219 grams
List Price
12.50 €
ONIX XML
Version 2.1, Version 3

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Contents


1. The General Context of Urban Livestock Production

    1.1. Urbanization in the World and in Africa

    1.2. Urban Agriculture as a Response to Urban Food Security

    1.3. Preliminary Observations and Considerations

2. Urban Livestock Production

    2.1. Historical Facts and Evolution

    2.2. Urban Livestock Farming Systems in Africa

    2.3. Socio-economic Aspects

    2.4. Constraints, Effects and Issues

    2.5. Opportunities and Assets

3. Urban Livestock Case Studies

    3.1. Conceptual Framework

    3.2. Survey Design

    3.3. Results

4. General Discussion

    4.1. Role of Urban Livestock as Survival Strategy and the Effect of Conflicts

    4.2. Technical Constraints on Livestock Production in Urban Zones

    4.3. Veterinary Public Health and Human Nutrition Issues

    4.4. Opinion of the Stakeholders on the Positive/Negative Effects and on the
Future of Urban Livestock

    4.5. General Framework for Integrating Livestock Production into Urban Planning

5. Conclusions

6. Recommendations

    6.1. Urban Planning

    6.2. Technical Aspects

    6.3. Veterinary Public Health


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