Publishing Details

Publication Type: 
Book Chapter
Authored by:
Robinson, Timothy; Wint, William; Conchedda, Giulia; Cinardi, Guiseppina; Gilbert, Marius
Edited by: 
Sebastian, Kate
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Publication Date: 
2014
Book Title: 
Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development: Revealing Agriculture's Place in Africa
Page Range: 
26-27
ISBN: 
978-0-89629-846-0
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.2499/9780896298460
Publication Place: 
Washington DC

Abstract

Ruminant livestock are raised across large parts of Africa where environmental conditions allow.  Cattle, sheep, and goats are the most widespread, while camels are restricted to drier areas, particularly in the Horn of Africa and the arid parts of western Africa.

Citation

Robinson, Timothy; Wint, William; Conchedda, Giulia; Cinardi, Guiseppina; Gilbert, Marius (2014) "Ruminant Livestock," Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development: Revealing Agriculture's Place in Africa, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Additional Attributes

Geographic Coverage: West Africa, East & Central Africa, Southern Africa
Keywords: Africa, Livestock Production, Maps