Chapter 8. Management, Organization and Policy

  1. Stephen J. G. Hall MA, Phd

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995433.ch8

Livestock Biodiversity: Genetic Resources for the Farming of the Future

Livestock Biodiversity: Genetic Resources for the Farming of the Future

How to Cite

Hall, S. J. G. (ed) (2004) Management, Organization and Policy, in Livestock Biodiversity: Genetic Resources for the Farming of the Future, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995433.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Lincoln

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 NOV 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632054992

Online ISBN: 9780470995433

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Keywords:

  • livestock biodiversity;
  • conservation;
  • livestock breeds;
  • breed societies;
  • Rio convention of 1992

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History of concern for livestock biodiversity: the example of the UK

  • Breeds as the basis for conservation

  • National activities

  • International and regional activities

  • Man-made and natural disasters

  • Capturing the economic benefits of livestock biodiversity

  • Scientific input into conservation of livestock biodiversity

  • Conclusions