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Role of Livestock in Sustainable Agriculture

Schmid, Otto; Ghotge, Nitya; Johnson, Mation; Atkinson, Chris and Chander, Mahesh (Eds.) (2017) Role of Livestock in Sustainable Agriculture. International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements - Animal Husbandry Alliance (IFOAM-IAHA), Bonn and Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Frick. Proceedings of Proceedings of the IAHA Pre-Conference on Animal Husbandry 6.-8. November 2017 at 19thOrganic World Congress in India, India, 6.-8. November 2017. [Completed]

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It is a great honour to open this pre-conference here in India. The event is organized by the IFOAM Animal Husbandry Alliance (IAHA) in collaboration with the Organic Farming Association of India (OFAI), the National Centre of Organic Farming (NCOF), the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI under ICAR), the Indian livestock development & ethno-veterinary group ANTHRA,the Swiss Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM - Organics International.
The main theme of the conference is the important role of livestock in sustainable agriculture. A special focus is given to animal health issues. The goal is to identify main research and development needs for organic animal husbandry across the world. The preliminary results from thematic workshops will be discussed in a workshop at the IFOAM Organic World Congress being held in Delhi between the 9th & 11th of November 2017. The final conclusions on research and development needs will be communicated to the IFOAM General Assembly.

EPrint Type:Proceedings
Subjects: Animal husbandry
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Socio-Economics
International Organizations > International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements IFOAM
Deposited By: Schmid, Otto
ID Code:36367
Deposited On:21 Aug 2019 11:18
Last Modified:21 Aug 2019 11:18
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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