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World Bank. 2011-06-30; Washington, DC.

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calving rates; predation; breeders; species; livestock associations; consumer demand; meat import; breeding program; livestock producers; nature reserves; dry season; customary land; cattle stations; animal protein; product quality; farming systems; pasture management; livestock inventory; supply chain; meat color; smallholder cattle; pastures; bee keeping; intensive beef production; soybean meal; livestock holding; cattle production; cattle breeding; frozen meat; bees; price increase; beer; sheep flock; day-old chicks; poultry operations; livestock producer; poultry meat; breeder; brewery; bottling; mill; beef; breeds; livestock productivity; mutton; chick; breeding stock; feeding practices; tuberculosis; pig production; domestic livestock production; accurate information; small herds; slaughter facilities; chickens; supplier; herds; livestock market; smallholder poultry; cows; poultry products; national herd; sales; pork; animals; pasture; livestock products; sale; feed supply; forage; swine; bulls; animal breeding; smallholders; veterinarians; domestic consumption; cannery; veterinary; sea freight; feed additives; livestock production; fish; nest; pigs; livestock transport; hygiene; cattle grazing; fresh meat; market supply; hazard; livestock sector; bidding; grains; agricultural production; poultry; dogs; breeding; food processors; pork value chain; breed; live weight; sheep producers; steers; wholesalers; egg collection; cold chain; animal; bird; poultry production; domestic meat; smallholder livestock; veterinary department; trees; egg production; livestock nutrition; brine; pig farm; livestock sub-sector; suppliers; crude fiber; genetic improvement; ewes; plant; slaughter fee; oil extraction; price incentive; import tariffs; herd management; retail prices; bacterial growth; soybean; slaughtering; livestock development; chicken; improved feed; livestock; bears; exposure; domestic market; retail; exotic breeds; stock management; food safety; domestic animal; fishmeal; feed costs; reserves; livestock strategy; hives; price advantage; livestock component; cleanliness; honey; competitiveness; livestock subsector; supermarkets; gross domestic product; air pollution; feed crops; livestock owners; retail trade; domestic livestock; cattle farmers; cattle owners; grain production; calves; organic products; dog; coconut plantations; agriculture; smallholder broiler production; sheep population; eggs; herd size; cattle feeding; fenced; animal feeds; anecdotal evidence; genetic; village poultry; food security; preservatives; cattle; cassava; reproductive rates; beekeeping; beef cattle; stock numbers; livestock groups; calcium; herd structure; dairy cattle; grazing; livestock activities; small-scale livestock producers; veterinary medicine; commercial farming; predators; customs inspection; pig; dairy; retail price; improved feeding; rural markets; calf mortality; meat processing; retail stores; domestic markets; animal health; meat production; birds; fowl; animal production; sheep; beef value chain; supply chains; feeds; surplus; breeding farms; fencing; field survey; surplus stock; refrigeration; substitution; protein products; consumer behavior; abattoirs; consumer confidence; import duties; cattle sector; animal nutrition; meats; dates; cattle fattening; pasture improvement; feed; offal; livestock breeding; flocks; tropical forest; mutton value chain; animal husbandry; cattle herd; meat products; refuse; livestock development project; leather; vegetables; egg; tubers; market access; soybeans; lamb; meat consumption; livestock inventories; meat; public awareness; issues; forestry sector; restaurants; fruit; livestock marketing; meat prices; small-scale producers; price levels; feeding; domestic demand; animal feed; meat price

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This report was prepared to provide information and analysis of the Samoan livestock sub-sector for the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries through a technical assistance assignment financed by the World Bank. The Word Bank contributed technical assistance support to the Government of Samoa to help identify measures to strengthen agriculture sector institutions, to improve the ...

World Bank. 2011-06-27; Washington, DC.

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commercial agriculture; global markets; red meat; livestock enterprises; community participation; farming activities; small plots of land; breeding program; livestock producers; genetic material; farm; biogas; farming systems; smallholder cattle; tropical livestock unit; communal land; livestock holding; smallholder producers; cattle production; cattle breeding; smallholder agriculture; ecological zones; beef; breeds; animal health services; breeding stock; production systems; livestock numbers; live animals; sanitation; farmer; agricultural productivity; herds; livestock market; incidence of poverty; cows; cattle population; livestock owner; national herd; poverty alleviation; animals; agricultural commodities; forage; communal lands; food consumption; bulls; agricultural activities; rangeland resources; animal breeding; dry seasons; smallholders; domestic consumption; grazing management; veterinary; livestock production; agricultural output; livestock farmers; food availability; employment opportunities; farm productivity; fodder production; pigs; cash flow; farming households; livestock sales; vegetable crops; livestock sector; tenure systems; agricultural production; goats; poultry; fodder; livestock marketing systems; subsistence; breed; live weight; plant protection; feedlots; livestock development policy; animal; improved genetics; poverty reduction strategy; smallholder sector; grazing pressure; livestock nutrition; food production; feed mixers; regional markets; genetic improvement; smallholder production; rural areas; communal natural pastures; food insecurity; small farmers; manure; small-scale farming; slaughtering; livestock development; breeding ranches; pastoralists; cash-crop; livestock; overgrazing; rural growth; crop residues; exotic breeds; regional level; food safety; rural infrastructure; feed costs; food self-sufficiency; livestock subsector; land ownership; beef production; livestock distribution; feed crops; stocking rates; veterinary services; veterinary assistants; income distribution; cattle farmers; cattle owners; calves; rangeland management; smallholder systems; livestock extension; extreme poverty; farms; land productivity; income generation; sheep population; agro-ecological regions; crop production; rural roads; livestock research; vegetable production; agricultural sector; producer organizations; farmer groups; animal health care; private veterinarians; food security; land tenure; rural households; ranches; farm activities; cattle; grazing land; local farmers; beef cattle; farm production; small-scale farmers; livestock services; range management; dairy cattle; cash crops; grazing; poverty rate; food aid; benefit sharing; fattening; subsistence farming; production technology; fattening ranches; pig; dairy; beef industry; livestock industry; animal health; natural disasters; dairy productivity; animal production; rural sector; sheep; irrigation; capacity building; beef value chain; feeds; land titles; feeder stock; farm machinery; cattle ranches; agricultural sector policies; rural development; rangelands; abattoirs; disease control; bush fires; sub-region; access to irrigation; food supply; poverty reduction; poverty line; extension agents; meat industry; cattle sector; animal nutrition; household income; cattle fattening; feed; grazing resources; rural poor; animal husbandry; natural pasture; agricultural land; dairy products; agricultural finance; housing; vegetables; rangeland; livestock species; smallholder farmers; diversification; food industry; vulnerability assessment; commercial farmers; rural economy; food preferences; meat; export markets; livestock marketing; rangeland degradation; small-scale producers; agricultural development; cattle industry; feeding; land law; soil degradation

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The specific objective of this policy note is to derive insights that can contribute to rapid and sustainable integration of small-scale farmers into the livestock and horticulture value chains in Swaziland. It seeks to do this by identifying constraints that may be contributing to poor performance in the two value chains, evaluating technological options that could improve produ ...

World Bank. 2011-06-01; World Bank.

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calving rates; veterinary care.; veterinary products; livestock enterprises; sick animals; dairy cows; commercial milk production; milk products; dry season; cattle feed; farm; trypanosomosis; supply chain; market prices; economic growth; wine; public good; fodder crops; grazing area; animal reproduction; comparative advantage; beef; hazards; breeding stock; milk; breeding animals; maize bran; tuberculosis; foods; chickens; live animals; farmer; herding; catering; herds; milk consumption; fishing; cattle population; animal products; national herd; sales; food prices; animals; sale; artificial insemination services; turnover; forage; world markets; commerce; population growth; producers; food consumption; bulls; agricultural activities; marketing; draft power; carcass weight; veterinary; risk management; fish; national livestock; pigs; feed industry; hygiene; advertising; hazard; food consumption patterns; disease prevention; tenure systems; milk powder; common market; commodity prices; cattle farming; agricultural production; condensed milk; goats; poultry; breeding; private breeders; vitamins; fodder; breed; live weight; logistical support; feedlots; milk yield; animal; dairy plant; consumption patterns; international markets; dairies; dairy cooperatives; dairy processors; suppliers; cheese; dairy sector; slaughtering; livestock development; livestock; market development; overgrazing; veterinary drugs; domestic market; arable land; retail; crop residues; exotic breeds; dairy exports; food safety; livestock keeping; feed mills; vaccination services; milk production; fisheries; feed costs; fresh milk; artificial insemination; dairy farmers; competitiveness; supermarkets; gross domestic product; beef production; expenditure; spices; pets; veterinary services; livestock owners; competitive advantage; cattle farmers; milk prices; farms; agriculture; world market; dairy export; veterinary service; cattle husbandry; eggs; international trade; disease outbreaks; food security; dairy farming; grasses; vets; cattle; grazing land; dairy markets; livestock units; beef cattle; small-scale farmers; dairy cattle; grazing; forestry; demand growth; spread; cattle sheep; fast food; fattening; veterinary care services; dairy; beef industry; butter; meat processing; livestock industry; wildlife; international market; domestic markets; animal health; maize; traditional livestock rearing; sheep; dairy plants; dairy product; beef value chain; supply chains; feeds; surplus; veterinary care; refrigeration; consumption of milk; transaction costs; abattoirs; disease control; cattle ownership; dairying; climatic conditions; labor productivity; cream; meats; rural livelihoods; east coast fever; labor force; feed; raw milk; livestock population; dairy industry; animal husbandry; natural pasture; cattle herd; dairy products; tying; small ruminants; purchasing; dairy trade; retailing; cattle rearing systems; tubers; livestock asset; meat consumption; meat; cereals; dairy industries; export markets; policy makers; milk price; cattle numbers; feeding; contagious bovine pleuropneumonia; domestic demand; meat price

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This report is a window into a larger initiative, the jobs and prosperity: building Zambia's Competitiveness (JPC) program. The JPC program is a 'joint venture' between the governments of the Republic of Zambia, the Zambian private sector, the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID), the African development bank group and the World Bank Group. As such, th ...

World Bank. 2011-06-01; World Bank.

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calving rates; flow of information; business indicators; nutritional value; grazing lands; barriers to entry; dry season; fixed costs; inspections; farm; taxation; number of visitors; certificates; consumers; supply chain; inspection; assets; market prices; economic growth; private sector; tariff barriers; fodder crops; grazing area; businesses; wealth creation; capital formation; comparative advantage; beef; animal health services; breeding stock; mines; milk; maize bran; market share; economic impact; live animals; cash flows; farmer; capital investments; herds; private sectors; milk consumption; livestock market; cattle population; buyer; market position; national herd; animals; sale; human resource; private sector development; commerce; population growth; producers; marketing; smallholders; veterinarians; veterinary; access to markets; market power; risk management; exchange of information; vertical integration; ict; financial services; bank lending; limited access; leading indicators; cash flow; feed industry; livestock sector; commodity; innovation; disease prevention; tenure systems; queries; cattle farming; goats; licenses; sales outlet; poultry; breeding; private breeders; fodder; live weight; feedlots; quality standards; animal; value chains; affordable access; livestock service; industry productivity; consumption patterns; cattle sales; international markets; brand; market returns; economic performance; cartels; suppliers; volatility; universal access; enabling environment; wages; adverse impact; economic rents; expenditures; livestock; domestic market; regulatory environment; arable land; retail; animal identification; milk production; fisheries; business performance; dairy farmers; competitiveness; international best practice; customs; dairy market; gross domestic product; expenditure; feed crops; veterinary services; gdp; capital investment; image; metals; commercial markets; bovine animals; telephone; political economy; government revenues; farms; agriculture; commercial value; cattle husbandry; international trade; bank loans; web; financial sector; disease outbreaks; electricity; new markets; vets; cattle; grazing land; traceability; small-scale farmers; equipment; income; cattle productivity; international standards; grazing; forestry; demand growth; production costs; spread; material; conceptual framework; esp; commercial farming; cattle diseases; pilot project; financial crisis; dairy; beef industry; rural access; competitiveness agenda; livestock industry; wildlife; copyright; wetlands; animal health; business associations; sheep; beef value chain; feeds; global competitiveness; multiplier effects; extensive grazing; veterinary care; refrigeration; communications technology; environments; abattoirs; market research; medium enterprises; labor productivity; dairy processing; budget allocation; market trends; rural livelihoods; east coast fever; labor force; feed; dairy industry; tax revenues; market shares; animal husbandry; natural pasture; cattle herd; wealth; dairy products; monopolies; joint venture; game; natural resources; regulatory environments; macroeconomic growth; reliable access; exports; product information; results; enterprise sector; economies of scale; retailing; market access; uses; meat; global market; market demand; dairy industries; export markets; policy makers; information dissemination; cattle industry; manufacturing; feeding; price competitiveness; result; growth potential

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While Zambia's economy performs well, in macroeconomic terms, low levels of productivity plague industry, and this constrains growth, diversification and prosperity. In recent years, economic growth has averaged 5-6 percent a year, business reforms are being implemented, and investment levels are at an all time high. However, according to the World Economic Forum's global competi ...

Trail, J.C.M.. 1986; Nebraska University. English.

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research; ndama cattle; cattle; tswana cattle; animal breeding; zebu cattle; developing countries; africander cattle; africa; tuli cattle; animal distribution; ecological zonation; farming systems; cattle breeds

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Studies the broad groups of cattle in Africa in relation to the main ecological zones. Indicates the possibilities for bringing about changes through application of animal breeding techniques. Reviews past cattle breeding research in Africa. Summarises ILCA's work with national research organisations to assemble available information on breeds and breeding. Gives examples of animal breeding wo ...

Mejdell, C.M., Lingaas, F. , Stear, M.J., Roed, K., Lie, O.. Hereditas (Sweden), 0018-0661. oct1991. English.

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14. Meeting of the Scandinavian Association of Geneticists, Reykjavik (Iceland), 18-22 Jun 1991

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soer- and vestlands cattle; doela cattle; troender and nordland coloursided cattle; cattle; distance genetique; norway/ breeds; genetic distance; telemark cattle; bovin; noruega/ razas; ganado bovino; distancia genetica; oestland red polled cattle; norvege/ race

World Bank. 2012-01; Washington, DC.

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soils; pilot farms; nutritional value; livestock enterprises; breeders; conservation needs; beef production; dairy cows; villages; field work; lactations; livestock owners; farm; calves; pasture management; livestock output; cotton; land resources; low milk yields; natural breeding; sheep industry; pastures; farms; protein requirement; dry matter production; animal feeding; iodine; cattle production; livestock management; fodder crops; sheep flock; soil fertility; rams; first milk; nutrition; goat; beef; national milk production; breeds; genetic; livestock productivity; feed production; milk; livestock numbers; brucellosis; land tenure; field trips; grasses; tuberculosis; cattle; grazing land; small herds; daily weight gain; cotton seed; farmer; beef cattle; cattle productivity; cow production; grazing; local breed; pasture productivity; pasture production; pasture; animals; livestock products; feed supply; nutrient requirements; forage; grass growth; fattening; dry matter; predators; bulls; marketing; horses; wool industry; calving interval; animal productivity; pig; dairy; beef industry; smallholders; carcass weight; breeding season; grazing management; livestock production; milked; livestock industry; encroachment; fertilizers; springtime; animal health; meat production; cereal grains; stall feeding; breeding animal; lambs; animal production; heifers; sheep; livestock sector; extension; mortality rates; feeds; maize grain; dry periods; fencing; field survey; goats; livestock sectors; poultry; breeding; fodder; roads; rainfall; burning; colostrum; animal diseases; wool; dairy cow; pastoral system; sheep husbandry; milk yield; silage; animal manure; animal; breeding females; horse; disease control; land tenure system; pasture availability; animal production systems; feed resources; maize silage; cow productivity; animal requirements; average daily weight gain; genetics; animal housing; cottonseed; straw; feed; ewes; dairy industry; flocks; animal husbandry; milk output; forage quality; organic matter; animal health problems; dairy sector; beef herd; livestock system; conservation; diet; milk supply; natural resources; farmers; holsteins; agricultural products; livestock; grass silage; overgrazing; parasites; arable land; milking; cattle rearing systems; milking cows; lamb; cottonseed cake; pneumonia; animal agriculture; meat; issues; livestock ownership; milk production; herbage; body weight; early lactation; cattle numbers; feeding; animal feed; feed availability; animal feed requirements

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Agriculture sector growth has made a powerful contribution to post-war economic recovery in Tajikistan, accounting for approximately one third of overall economic growth from 1998 to 2004. Sector output increased by 65 percent in real terms during this period, and has now returned to the level extant at independence in 1990. Total Factor Productivity (TFP) has also increased, by ...

World Bank. 2015; Washington, DC. English.

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Report

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credit; agricultural areas; animal disease; agricultural market; agricultural extension; crops; environmental sustainability; farming systems; legumes; cotton; research; pastures; agricultural infrastructure; wheat; identity; soil fertility; agricultural inputs; beef; milk; impact assessment; climate change; feedlot; agricultural productivity; grain; cattle population; milk producers; food prices; animals; livestock products; agricultural commodities; national research council; population growth; agricultural activities; ifpri; agricultural area; training; carcass weight; agricultural crop; livestock farmers; application of fertilizer; adb; drip irrigation; national research; innovation; rural poverty; crop; agricultural production; goats; poultry; dairy farms; breeding; wheat mills; goat meat; poultry production; women in agriculture; seeds; trees; tariffs; vegetable oil; national agricultural research; food production; agricultural policies; grain reserve; plans; fruits; large farming operations; crop insurance; food crops; rural population; livestock development; united nations; agricultural products; livestock; moa; arable land; european commission; clay content; food safety; agricultural marketing; pesticides; rural infrastructure; crop harvest; fisheries; fao; infrastructure; agricultural districts; rice; artificial insemination; dairy farmers; honey; agricultural use; population; technology adoption; irri; soils; seedlings; water resources; beef production; natural resources management; veterinary services; ruminants; grain harvest; farm owners; indicators; harvest; mad cow disease; hybrid seeds; research organizations; farms; birth rate; agriculture; pest control; poultry industry; agricultural college; hybrid seed; cowpeas; ground water; eggs; crop production; agricultural credit; rural roads; vegetable production; investment; disease outbreaks; carcass; farmer participation; food security; crop farming; markets; cattle; south africa; cassava; farming; working capital; environmental impact; traceability; beef cattle; planning; range management; live cattle; anthrax; dairy cattle; forestry; beans; agricultural field; agricultural growth; agricultural rd; diseases; fertilizers; pests; animal health; maize; meat production; cida; commodities; afdb; mad cow; animal production; lands; sheep; irrigation; reports; agricultural technology; animal diseases; agricultural product; grain crops; rural development; disease control; herbicides; food supply; poverty reduction; water logging; extension agents; sorghum; honey production; feed; crop yields; hybrids; agricultural irrigation; meat livestock; slaughter; agricultural land; meat products; genetic factors; seasons; natural resources; farmers; small ruminants; vegetables; technology; beef from cattle; crop varieties; agricultural policy; budgets; oil seeds; meat; cow disease; cereals; access to credit; agricultural development; livestock farming; animal feed; beef exports; african development bank; agricultural research

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This Botswana Agriculture Public Expenditure Review (AgPER) is one of a series of similar studies undertaken in over a dozen countries in sub-Saharan Africa under the framework of a program coordinated by CAADP, supported by the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation and the CAADP Multi-Donor Trust Fund, and implemented by the World Bank. The AgPER presents data about actual expenditure ...

Trail, J.C.M., Gregory, K.E.. 1981; ILCA. English.

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Book

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east african shorthorned zebu; milk yield; reproductivity; sahiwal cattle; environment; beef cattle; growth rate; ayrshire cattle; crossbreds; productivity; dairy cattle; boran cattle; kenya; cattle breeds

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Evaluates and compares the productivity under commercial management levels of Sahiwals, Sahiwal/Ayrshire crossbreeds, indigenous Small East African Zebus and Boran, using data from 5 herds in Kenya, with particular reference to reproductive and growth characters, milk production, viability and index of cow productivity; discusses breed and environmental effects on productivity levels and the f ...

Trail, J.C.M.. 1984; Westview Press, Inc.. English.

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aberdeen angus cattle; breed characters; ankole cattle; crossbreeding; indigenous breeds; exotic breeds; cattle; animal performance; zebu cattle; boran cattle; red poll cattle; uganda

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Presents findings of trials carried out in Uganda to characterize the indigenous Ankole, Boran and zebu cattle breeds as straightbreds for maternal traits and in crosses with exotic Angus and Red Poll males; includes data on calf crop, preweaning viability and calf weight at birth, weaning and at 2 years of age, as well as cow weight and productivity.

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