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Title Scaling-Up Successful Practices on Sustainable Pro-Poor Small Ruminant Development

The objective of the study, undertaken upon request of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), was to develop processes/strategies and sensitize national policy and decision makers and donors about the role and effectiveness of small ruminants in development to reduce poverty. Economic analysis of case studies from Kenya, Brazil, Argentina, Nepal, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, India, Senegal, Turkey, Tajikistan and Venezuela showed significant return on investment even for producers with few initial assets.

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Author/Corporate Author Dubeuf, J-P., Miller, B. A., Bhandari, D., Capote, J., and Luginbuhl, J.-M. International Goat Association. Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
Type Best practices and Lessons learned
Country/ies involved Argentina, Brazil, India, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Senegal, Tajikistan, Turkey, Venezuela
Year 2014
Pages 436
File  scaling-up_successful_practices_(full).pdf