Tag: intensive farming

Competition between ranchers and farmers in Africa can end with intensive livestock farming

Livestock production systems are broadly categorised into ‘grassland-based’ pastoralism and ranching ‘mixed-farming’, either rainfed or irrigated, and ‘landless’, mainly pig and poultry production systems. These are listed in order of increasing intensity. The ‘landless’ production systems are largely responsible for the rapid growth in average meat supply per person in the developing countries, poultry production […]