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Changing Pattern of Livestock and its Products in ASEAN Region: A Spatial Analysis

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Title Changing Pattern of Livestock and its Products in ASEAN Region: A Spatial Analysis
Creator Khan, Professor Nizamuddin
Salman, Dr. Mohd. Sadiq
Khan, Mohammad Muqeet
Subject Drama Animal husbandry, livestock products, milk, meat, farmer;
Description The role of livestock husbandry is the agricultural sector of throughout the world is well established. In ASEAN region also it provides milk, meat, manure, and other livestock products for human consumption and animal based industries. The increasing urban population, income among middle income groups, health consciousness and decline in social taboos in food habits resulted in enhancement in demand of livestock derived products in developing countries. The liberalization of agricultural trade after WTO agreement, led to commercialization and intensification of this sector. The present paper aims to understand the recent changes in the distribution of livestock husbandry; changing level of consumption of livestock derived products and employment generation for livestock keepers in various operations of livestock husbandry. Secondary data used for the present study reveals remarkable breakthrough in number of big and small ruminant livestock and their products in the ASEAN region during post economic reform period. Two-third of the beneficiaries from this sector is marginal and small farmers. The developing livestock sector could promote international trade of livestock products among the ASEAN and neighboring nations and will strength the regional integration and food security in the region.
Publisher Academy of Business & Scientific Research (ABSR)
Date 2014-08-01
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Source Social and Basic Sciences Research Review; Vol 1 No 1 (2014); 01-10
Language eng
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