Animal husbandry in cities – using potentials, reducing risks | Land Portal | Protegendo os direitos da terra através de dados abertos

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Novembro 2014
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Not only rabbits and guinea-pigs but sheep, goats, cattle and pigs also play a crucial role in the food and income situation of countless city-dwellers world-wide. However, when people and animals live in such close proximity, health risks are inevitable. But instead of banning urban animal husbandry, as was, for example, considered in the course of the swine influenza epidemic, framework conditions ought to be created that enable people to make use of this business branch to earn a profit without running risks.

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 
Carola von Morstein
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