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Small ruminants, such as sheep and goats, fit well into smallholder farming systems: cheap to buy and maintain, easy to work with and to market, they are widely distributed throughout the world, but policy-makers and administrators tend to overlook their contributions to the economy and rural and peri-urban livelihoods.

Publication Details

  • Published: 2009
  • Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
  • ISBN-10: 9251061378
  • ISBN-13: 9789251061374
  • Dewey Decimal: 636.300
  • ECHO Library: 636.300 FAO