World Livestock Disease Atlas
The Livestock Disease Atlas presents the best available data on livestock diseases around the world in graphic form to inform the current dialogue on risk management and priority setting.
Minding the Stock
Livestock is the principal user of global land and a significant source of livelihood for about 1 billion people, of who 800 million are poor. The purpose of this document is to inform policy makers in developing countries and practitioners working in development agencies about issues related to livestock development. Read More>>
People, Pathogens and Our Planet
Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases that have the potential to become pandemic occur with alarming regularity, and a substantial majority of these are zoonotic in origin — that is, transmissible from animals to humans.
OF SPECIAL INTEREST
The Livestock in Africa: Improving Data for Better Policies Project, or Livestock Data Innovation Project is a three-year (2010-2012) project which works with national governments and institututes to pilot and develop methodologies for identifying, collecting and analyzing livestock data in three pilot countries-Uganda, Tazania and Niger. The Project supports the identification of key livestock indicators and underlining data which fosters pro-poor investment and policy formulation through the institutionalization of this data into national frameworks of agricultural statistics.
April 16-18, 2012
13th Annual Meeting of the Interagency Donor Group on Pro-poor Livestock Research Washington D.C.
March 20, 2012
Facilitating Smallholder Access to Improved Dairy Genetics, Washington D.C.
Livestock for Development: Opportunities and Challenges-an advocacy document