This section on livestock includes all animals that are farmed, as well as insects such as bees. Fish and other aquatic animals are covered in the fisheries and aquaculture section.
Publications from Practical Action Publishing
A Field Manual of Camel Diseases
The manual details some 80 major camel diseases and conditions, ranging from abortions to wry neck syndrome.
This volume contains some 700 abstracts from around the world relating to peoples animal healthcare, otherwise known as ethnoveterinary medicine.
Improving Food Security
This book discusses in a practical way the participative assessment of malnutrition and food security problems, how to improve nutrition, food and livestock markets, water supplies, finance, and co-operation between NGOs and governments, as well as the importance of strengthening local preparedness for famine prevention.
Improving Goat Production in the Tropics
This book explains the theory of goat-keeping using practical, step-by-step guidelines.
Livestock and Land-use Surveys in Sub-Saharan Africa
This paper reports on the preliminary analysis of data from extensive low-level aerial surveys and ground studies of livestock and land use in Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan and Chad.
Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards
The Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS) are a set of international guidelines and standards for the design, implementation and assessment of livestock interventions to assist people affected by humanitarian crises.
Living with Uncertainty
This book examines the management of policy implications of this new ecological thinking for pastoral development in dryland areas.
Participatory Livestock Research
This book is the first to offer an introduction to participatory research for livestock development.
Pastoral Livestock Marketing in Eastern Africa
An in-depth, evidence-based investigation of livestock marketing in Eastern Africa which approaches the issues from a variety of disciplinary perspectives including anthropology, economics, geography, and rangeland ecology.
This book responds to the previous failures of restocking projects by promoting a new client-driven approach.
Saving Lives and Livelihoods
Saving Lives and Livelihoods is a brief and readable account of the successful work undertaken by the Operation Lifeline Sudan Livestock Programme.
Village Animal Healthcare
This book describes three Intermediate Technology programmes built from local knowledge.
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