Brighter Green’s multi-year, multi-media project, Climate Change and the Globalization of Industrial Animal Agriculture is now complete with the release of the India case study, “Veg or Non-Veg? India at the Crossroads.”
India’s status as a vegetarian society is slowly changing, partly due to the growing industrialization of of its livestock sector. This paper examines India’s ability to manage the continued intensification of its poultry, dairy, and beef industries while achieving food security for its people, making agricultural more resilient to changing weather patterns (including the annual monsoon), and protecting its natural resources and the global climate.
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