Africa / Animal Production / East Africa / Livestock / Livestock Systems / Pro-Poor Livestock

Focus of livestock policies in Horn of Africa can be sharpened

The IGAD Livestock Policy Initiative just published a working paper on “Livestock and Livelihoods in the IGAD Region: A Policy and Institutional Analysis.”

The paper recommends that first and foremost, the dominant ‘production and market access’ narrative should be enhanced by a development paradigm that also appreciates the many livelihoods services provided by livestock, including both monetary and non-monetary services.

Read more … (IGAD LPI)

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