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  • State of Food and Agriculture 2009: Livestock in the balance

    State of Food and Agriculture 2009: Livestock in the balance

    The livestock sector is transforming rapidly in response to shifts in the global economy and changing societal expectations. Society expects the livestock sector to provide safe and plentiful food and fibre for growing urban populations, livelihoods for more than a billion poor producers and traders as well as global public goods related to food security, environmental sustainability and animal-borne diseases. However, the rapid pace of

  • State of Food and Agriculture 2009. Towards a responsible livestock future (Arabic version)

    State of Food and Agriculture 2009. Towards a responsible livestock future (Arabic version)

    The livestock sector is transforming rapidly in response to shifts in the global economy and changing societal expectations. Society expects the livestock sector to provide safe and plentiful food and fibre for growing urban populations, livelihoods for more than a billion poor producers and traders as well as global public goods related to food security, environmental sustainability and animal-borne diseases. But the rapid pace of change has ...

  • State of Food and Agriculture 2009. Towards a responsible livestock future (Chinese version)

    State of Food and Agriculture 2009. Towards a responsible livestock future (Chinese version)

    The livestock sector is transforming rapidly in response to shifts in the global economy and changing societal expectations. Society expects the livestock sector to provide safe and plentiful food and fibre for growing urban populations, livelihoods for more than a billion poor producers and traders as well as global public goods related to food security, environmental sustainability and animal-borne diseases. But the rapid pace of change has ...

  • State of Food and Agriculture 2009. Towards a responsible livestock future (Russian version)

    State of Food and Agriculture 2009. Towards a responsible livestock future (Russian version)

    The livestock sector is transforming rapidly in response to shifts in the global economy and changing societal expectations. Society expects the livestock sector to provide safe and plentiful food and fibre for growing urban populations, livelihoods for more than a billion poor producers and traders as well as global public goods related to food security, environmental sustainability and animal-borne diseases. But the rapid pace of change has ...

  • Fish and Fishery Products. World apparent consumption statistics based on food balance sheets (1961-2003) - vol Rev 8 (English)

    Fish and Fishery Products. World apparent consumption statistics based on food balance sheets (1961-2003) - vol Rev 8 (English)

    Series: FAO Fisheries CircularsThis document summarizes more than four decades of statistics of apparent consumption of fish and fishery products based on supply/utilization accounts for 223 countries, six continental aggregates, four economic groupings and world totals. Data are given for total and per capita supply in live weight on a yearly basis. Indicative nutritional values in terms of animal and total proteins are also provided.

  • Improving nutrition through home gardening. A training package for preparing field workers in Africa (En)

    Improving nutrition through home gardening. A training package for preparing field workers in Africa (En)

    Series: Non-series titles(First edition: 2001; this reprint: 2004). This publication is intended for the instruction of agricultural extension, home economics, nutrition, health and other community development agents working with households and communities. Home gardens are found in many humid and subhumid areas of Africa. These gardens have an established tradition and offer great potential for improving household food supplies.

  • Protein sources for the animal feed industry. Expert Consultation and Workshop. Bangkok, 29- April-3 May 2002 (En)

    Protein sources for the animal feed industry. Expert Consultation and Workshop. Bangkok, 29- April-3 May 2002 (En)

    Series: FAO Animal Production and Health ProceedingsThis Consultation included talks by experts on the overview of world protein needs and supply; scientific aspects of protein nutrition of farm animals; local protein resources and supplementation for livestock production; the agricultural alternatives for the production of increased supplies of protein feeds from oilseeds, legumes and by-products; and innovative developments in the pro

  • Residues of some veterinary drugs in animals and foods. Cefuroxime, Cypermethrin, alpha-Cypermethrin, Doramectin, Lincomycin, Melengestrol acetate, Pi

    Residues of some veterinary drugs in animals and foods. Cefuroxime, Cypermethrin, alpha-Cypermethrin, Doramectin, Lincomycin, Melengestrol acetate, Pi

    Series: FAO Food and Nutrition PapersThis document is one of three publications prepared by the sixty-second meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives, held in Rome in February 2004, and dedicated exclusively to the evaluation of veterinary drug residues in food. The residue monographs in this document provide information on chemical identity, properties, use, pharmacokinetics, metabolism, tissue residues and their

  • Safety assessment of foods derived from genetically modified animals, including fish (En)

    Safety assessment of foods derived from genetically modified animals, including fish (En)

    Series: FAO Food and Nutrition PapersThe report of the FAO/WHO Expert Consultation on the Safety Assessment of Foods derived from Genetically Modified Animals, including Fish (GM animals) provides advice on the topic to FAO and WHO and their Member States. The consultation focused on discussing what strategies are appropriate and applicable to the food safety assessment of GM animals and addressed issues originating from the production

  • Goose production (En)

    Goose production (En)

    Series: FAO Animal Production and Health PapersThis publication is a guide to sustainable domestic goose production. Geese have a number of inherent advantages: they can consume and digest large amounts of high fibre and low-quality feed; they are easy to manage; and their rapid growth renders them one of the most efficient sources for meat production. In addition, feathers/down and fatty liver are valuable by-products, while their stro

  • Mulberry for animal production (En)

    Mulberry for animal production (En)

    Series: FAO Animal Production and Health PapersMulberry, the feed of silkworm, was one of the first domesticated forages in the world and has been the subject of intensive research over the last few decades. Where the mulberry grows naturally and where sericulture is well established, its foliage and the production residues are regularly fed to livestock. However, its intensive cultivation and use specifically for animal production only

  • Technology of making cheese from camel milk (Camelus dromedarius), (The). (En)

    Technology of making cheese from camel milk (Camelus dromedarius), (The). (En)

    Series: FAO Animal Production and Health PapersResearch has shown that the camel is the most efficient domestic animal for converting vegetative matter into work, milk and meat. Camel milk is already used for human consumption, in its fresh or fermented forms or as butter, but only rarely as cheese. Camel milk is more technically difficult to process than milk from other domestic animals and some researchers have even claimed that camel

  • Residues of some veterinary drugs in animals and foods. Cyhalothrin, Cypermethrin, Dicyclanil, Flumequine, Ivermectin, Lincomycin, Melengestrol acetat

    Residues of some veterinary drugs in animals and foods. Cyhalothrin, Cypermethrin, Dicyclanil, Flumequine, Ivermectin, Lincomycin, Melengestrol acetat

    Series: FAO Food and Nutrition PapersThis document is one of three publications prepared by the fifty-fourth session of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA), held in Geneva, in February 2000, and dedicated exclusively to the evaluation of veterinary drug residues in food. The report of the meeting will be published in the WHO Technical Report Series and the toxicological monographs as No. 45 in the WHO Food Addit

  • Residues of some veterinary drugs in animals and foods. Ceftiofur, Cyfluthrin, Danofloxacin, Dihydrostreptomycin and streptomycin, Fluazuron, Flumequi

    Residues of some veterinary drugs in animals and foods. Ceftiofur, Cyfluthrin, Danofloxacin, Dihydrostreptomycin and streptomycin, Fluazuron, Flumequi

    Series: FAO Food and Nutrition PapersThis document is one of the three publications prepared by the forty-eighth session of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA), held in Geneva, February 1997, and dedicated exclusively to the evaluation of, veterinary drug residues in food. The report of the meeting will be published in the WHO Technical Report Series, and the toxicological monographs as No. 39 in the WHO Food Ad