Innovation Systems / Livestock / Livestock Systems / Pro-Poor Livestock

Innovation capacity and the elusive livestock revolution

In the October 2009 issue of LINK LOOK, Jeroen Dijkman looks at the track record of 10 years of ‘revolution’ in the livestock sector.  Experience seems to suggest that only few countries have managed to use these sector
dynamics effectively for poverty reduction and economic growth.

Not surprisingly, those who have been able to respond and innovate have done well. The rapid evolution of the sector offers opportunities for the poor, but more thought needs to be given to the kind of capacity that needs  to be developed to be able to respond to the rapid — and often unpredictable — market, technological, social and environmental changes.

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