2 edition of study of the economics of land use and livestock production in Greece found in the catalog.
study of the economics of land use and livestock production in Greece
Francis A. Kutish
by International Agricultural Development Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Washington]
Written in English
|Statement||by Francis A. Kutish and Harry G. Sitler.|
|Contributions||Sitler, Harry G., 1912- joint author.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 57 p.|
|Number of Pages||57|
|LC Control Number||agr68000019|
Francisco Diez-Gonzalez, in Handbook of Organic Food Safety and Quality, Publisher Summary. Conventional livestock production systems can be very diverse and this diversity is influenced by the economic, geographic, environmental, and cultural factors. Conventional inputs for direct use in ruminant production include many types of plant feeds, industrial by-products, feed additives. Greece's low rainfall, its rural land ownership system, and the emigration of the rural community into urban areas or abroad are factors that hold back the growth of the agricultural sector. In agriculture accounted for only percent of GDP.
Global livestock supply chains have significantly altered nitrogen (N) flows over past years, thereby threatening environmental and human health. Here, we provide a disaggregated assessment of the. Livestock make a major, although largely underestimated, contribution to rural development in developing countries. They produce food, enhance crop production and provide additional economic goods and services as well as cash income.
The environmental impact of meat production varies because of the wide variety of agricultural practices employed around the world. All agricultural practices have been found to have a variety of effects on the of the environmental effects that have been associated with meat production are pollution through fossil fuel usage, animal methane, effluent waste, and water and land. In the Andes, aliso (Alnus acuminata) is particularly valuable because it fixes nitrogen in the soil and can improve grass production (see study in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment). Other silvo-pastoral systems use high nutrient fodder plants such as Leucaena leucocephala to augment cattle production while maintaining greater farm area.
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Results show that between andthe livestock and land-use system of Samothrace transformed from a diverse system towards a simplified system, solely used for small ruminant production.
• Economic pressures will dictate production systems: • Semi-Intensive and intensive systems will prevail • Number of farm holdings will decrease • There will be major changes in housing and nutrition • Machine milking will be the norm • Smallholder flocks will disappear Future trends in livestock production in Greece.
Karelakis et al. () have demonstrated that livestock farmers in eastern Greece tend to adopt strategies affecting animal nutrition, the application of grazing and the production of feedstuff.
Flamant JC, Béranger C, Gibon A: Animal production and land use sustainability. An approach from the farm diversity at territory level. Livestock Production Science– /S(99) Article Google ScholarCited by: Greece - Greece - Agriculture, forestry, and fishing: Greece’s agricultural potential is hampered by poor soil, inadequate levels of precipitation, a landholding system that has served to increase the number of unproductive smallholdings, and population migration from the countryside to cities and towns.
Less than one-third of the land area is cultivable, with the remainder consisting of. Human expansion throughout the world caused that agriculture is a dominant form of land management globally. Human influence on the land is accelerating because of rapid population growth and increasing food requirements.
To stress the interactions between society and the environment, the driving forces (D), pressures (P), states (S), impacts (I), and response (R) (DPSIR) framework. to provide a quantitative assessment of livestock and land re sources, which forms the basis for dividing the continent into.
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University of the Aegean, Mytilini, Lesvos, Greece Keywords: land-use change, land-cover change, determinants of land-use and land-cover change Socio-economic Organization, Culture, and Institutions Political Changes 6.
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Climate change mitigation policies tend to focus on the energy sector, while the livestock sector receives surprisingly little attention, despite the fact that it accounts for 18% of the greenhouse gas emissions and for 80% of total anthropogenic land use.
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Particular attention is paid to the role of land use and land use change (LULUC) and carbon sequestration in grasslands. GHG emissions of all livestock products amount to between and Mt CO 2 e, or 12–17% of total EU 27 GHG emissions in The highest emissions aside from production, originate from LULUC, followed by emissions.
Production of animal feed consumes about one-third of total arable land. Livestock production accounts for approximately 40 percent of the global agricultural gross domestic product.
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