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Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS) Climate Change Briefing Paper

Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS) Climate Change Briefing Paper

Morton, John (2013) Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS) Climate Change Briefing Paper. Discussion Paper. Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to outline for the Steering Group of LEGS (Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards) the major issues at the intersection of climate change, small‐scale livestock production and disaster risk reduction (DRR) in order to inform the forthcoming revision of the LEGS Handbook. In accordance with the Terms of Reference provided by Vetwork UK, this paper is divided into:

a) a summary of current knowledge, thinking and debates on climate change, disasters and drought, and;
b) detailed recommendations for possible amendments to LEGS [not included in this version]

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Disasters, Drought, Livestock, Pastoralism, Climate change
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Development Studies Research Group
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Livelihoods & Institutions Department
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2016 15:02
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/14375

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