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Livestock production in developing countries is growing rapidly and will continue to do so for decades, which is opening major pathways out of poverty for nearly 700 million small-scale producers living on less than $1.90 a day.
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Milk, meat and eggs—dense with critical nutrients proteins and micronutrients and among the most nourishing of human foods—are missing from the food plates of most of the world’s two billion poorest people.
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Support mixed smallholder farms

On mixed crop-livestock farms that produce most of the world’s livestock products, appropriate market-driven solutions will help farmers sustainably intensify production, providing income and livelihoods and offering opportunities to empower women
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Support pastoralist communities

In dry areas, where livestock underpin livelihoods, improving livestock assets and safeguarding access to grazing land will help communities overcome conflict, drought and other climate shocks, and sustainably manage rangelands
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