Natural Resource Management and Policy

Health and Animal Agriculture in Developing Countries

Editors: Zilberman, D., Otte, J., Roland-Holst, D., Pfeiffer, D. (Eds.)

  • Uses case studies from Southeast Asia and Africa to address the economic and epidemiological principles associated with the control of livestock disease
  • Proposes policies to create sustainable and profitable animal production, protect human and environmental health, enhance livelihood of smallholders and meet consumer needs
  • Provides an overview of the current state of animal agriculture
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This book provides an overview of the state of animal agriculture and present methodologies and proposals to develop policies that result in sustainable and profitable animal production that will protect human and environmental health, enhance livelihood of smallholders and meet consumer needs. The book combines lessons of the past, factual foundation to understand the present, analytical tools to design and improve policies, case studies that provide both empirical grounding and applications of some of the strategies suggested in this book, and finally, a proposal for the way forward.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Zilberman, David (et al.)

    Pages 3-6

  • The Eradication of Bovine Tuberculosis in the United States in a Comparative Perspective

    Olmstead, Alan L. (et al.)

    Pages 7-30

  • The Evolution of Animal Agricultural Systems and Supply Chains: Theory and Practice

    Ifft, Jennifer (et al.)

    Pages 31-56

  • The Economics of Zoonotic Diseases: An Application to Avian Flu

    Zilberman, David (et al.)

    Pages 59-76

  • Animal Disease and the Industrialization of Agriculture

    Hennessy, David A. (et al.)

    Pages 77-99

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eBook $129.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $169.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4419-7076-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Health and Animal Agriculture in Developing Countries
Editors
  • David Zilberman
  • Joachim Otte
  • David Roland-Holst
  • Dirk Pfeiffer
Series Title
Natural Resource Management and Policy
Series Volume
36
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
eBook ISBN
978-1-4419-7077-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4419-7077-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4419-7076-3
Series ISSN
0929-127X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 424
Number of Illustrations and Tables
12 b/w illustrations, 35 illustrations in colour
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