The January 2013 issue of Animal Frontiers looks at the contribution of animal production to global food security.
The first of two special issues edited by Maggie Gill, this issue ‘takes a high-level perspective, exploring the relationship between people and animals (including fish) in developing countries, through trade and particularly in terms of nutrition’.
Articles in this issue include:
- Beyond milk, meat, and eggs: Role of livestock in food and nutrition security – Jimmy Smith, Keith Sones, Delia Grace, Susan MacMillan, Shirley Tarawali and Mario Herrero
- Trade in feed grains, animals, and animal products: Current trends, future prospects, and main issues – Hervé Guyomard, Stephane Manceron and Jean-Louis Peyraud
- Impact of consumption of animal products on cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer in developed countries – AM Salter
- Fish, feeds, and food security – James F Muir
- Predicting the risks from climate change to forage and crop production for animal feed – Tim Wheeler and Chris Reynolds
- Pastoralism: A critical asset for food security under global climate change – Saverio Krätli, Christian Huelsebusch, Sally Brooks and Brigitte Kaufmann
- The role of sustainable commercial pig and poultry breeding for food security – Anne-Marie Neeteson-van Nieuwenhoven, Pieter Knap and Santiago Avendaño