ILRI in Asia: challenges, opportunities and priorities

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  • April2010

    The good news is

    InAsia,therearehugeopportunitiesofpovertyreductionthroughthesustainableintensificationoflivestockproductiononsmallholdermixedfarms.

    And the not so good news is

    ..thepressurescausedbyclimatechangeandtheevergrowingpopulationonlimitednaturalresourcesmaypreventthelivestocksectorfromachievingitspotential.

    Raising awareness and promoting pro-poor research

    Developing knowledge management

    Defining regional research issues

    Working in partnership Capacity strengthening

    How ILRI works in Asia

    Priority Research Areas for ILRI in Asia

    Livestock-environment-health interactions Livestock value chains (dairy, pigs, small ruminants) Sustainable intensification Conservation and use of animal genetic resources

    Highest density of poor livestock keepers