The benefits of humane, sustainable livestock production are core to advancing the Rio+20 discussions on the future of food and farming. The rearing and use of animals has a major impact on the environment, society and the global economy; ensuring their welfare is an effective tool to help achieve a green economy in the context of poverty eradication and sustainable development.
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|150 organizations have signed on to the document Rio+20 Time to act. See the list of organizations which have signed on to it, at www.timetoactrio20.org|
|Agriculture at a crossroads. Findings & recommendations for future farming. You may visit the website at www.globalagriculture.org|