Livestock for sustainable development in the 21st Century
The document (PDF) by the Livestock Global Alliance focuses on the potential of livestock as solutions to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It portrays the broad diversity of the livestock sector, ranging from grazing to industrial systems. In a time when countries sign the Paris Agreement, this is a call for more targeted funding in the development of the livestock sector in order to enhance its contribution to achieving the 17 SDGs. The paper highlights that in order to harness livestock for the greatest good for people and the planet, it is essential to grasp the huge diversity in livestock practices, livelihoods, enterprises and consumption patterns throughout the world.