Future meat consumption: potential greenhouse gas emissions from meat production in Malaysia
AbstractThis study shows that there is mounting meat consumption which is to be met by higher meat production. As the result, higher gas emission of CO2 is expected from increasing meat production. This is led by poultry and beef production which is likely to produce most of the greenhouse gas emissions from meat production in Malaysia. It is crucial to incorporate environmental consideration into livestock policy in National Agricultural Policy 4 and Tenth Malaysian Plan.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 14534.
Date of creation: 15 Jan 2009
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Meat; consumption; production; gas emission;
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