Knowledge for Development

Improving Livestock Development in ACP Countries (ACP Policy Brief)

Date: 29/05/2009


Improving Livestock Development In ACP Countries: The role of Science, Technology and Innovation in addressing the challenges to food security and economic empowerment.This policy brief outlines the major constraints to livestock development in ACP countries. It places emphasis on the need for building science and technology capacity and applying advances in science and technology to enhance innovation in livestock productivity, marketing and trade. It also identifies the need for improving the ST&I policy framework for creating the enabling environment to enhance the performance of the livestock sector and its contribution to food and nutrition security, trade and economic growth and prosperity.


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May 2009