ILRI in Asia: challenges, opportunities and priorities

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<ul><li><p>April2010</p><p>The good news is </p><p>InAsia,therearehugeopportunitiesofpovertyreductionthroughthesustainableintensificationoflivestockproductiononsmallholdermixedfarms.</p><p>And the not so good news is </p><p>..thepressurescausedbyclimatechangeandtheevergrowingpopulationonlimitednaturalresourcesmaypreventthelivestocksectorfromachievingitspotential.</p><p> Raising awareness and promoting pro-poor research</p><p> Developing knowledge management</p><p> Defining regional research issues</p><p> Working in partnership Capacity strengthening</p><p>How ILRI works in Asia</p><p>Priority Research Areas for ILRI in Asia</p><p> Livestock-environment-health interactions Livestock value chains (dairy, pigs, small ruminants) Sustainable intensification Conservation and use of animal genetic resources</p><p>Highest density of poor livestock keepers</p></li></ul>