Development benefits of livestock asset transfer programs
Livestock asset transfer programs are positive mechanisms for investors
to improve rural livelihoods, resilience, and household nutrition.
Livestock keeping improves diets in developing countries
The studies reported on here show that livestock keeping can and does improve the nutrition of low-income households raising different kinds of livestock in diverse settings and across different countries.
Livestock keeping improves gender equality in developing countries
Increasing women's roles in lviestock management decisions is associated with positive impacts on women's welfare, increased livestock assets, reduced debt, and increased incomes, as well as decreased anxiety symptoms and improved subjective health scores.