Livestock and Livelihoods, the Indian Context

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Foundation Books, 2004 - Science - 138 pages
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Livestock and Livelihoods: The Indian Context discusses livestock rearing in India, in realtion to changes in the conomy and policies of the government. The issues range from traditional practices in animal rearing, effect of colonial and post-colonial practices to the current policies. It also discusses methods to promote sustainable biodiversity and alternative systems of veterinary care.
 

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Contents

Preface
1
Patterns of Livestock rearing
7
Major Forest based Livestock Systems in India
15
The Coastal Regions
23
Institutions Created by the British
66
Land Grant Institutions and Beyond
83
Seeing the Poor and their Livelihoods through
91
Technology which Terminates
97
Maintaining the Diversity of Grasslands
103
Framework for An Alternate Policy
122
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