Sustainability and animal welfare remain an important topic within the world of agriculture. It is well known that global population is still growing, and is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050, according to the FAO this will increase the demand for high quality proteins. The challenge will be to provide food without overwhelming the planet.
Along with sustainable livestock production is animal welfare which is just as important. Society places both ethical and economic value on animal welfare. This understanding of the importance of animal welfare is growing every year.
About the special
The special will delve deeper into the solutions and innovations that have been developed to help make livestock production more sustainable. Topics will include:
· Feed additive solutions to reduce livestock emissions
· Measuring and monitoring animal welfare
· Breeding strategies to produce more robust animal
· Reducing the use of veterinary medicine
· Solutions to support animal behaviour
Print, digital and online possibilities
The special will be included with the #8 issue of the regular print magazine. All the articles will be published online and highlighted in special e-newsletters.