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CommunicationPublished on 7 June 2024

Discussion paper: the role of livestock in food system transformation

Livestock production is more than just producing meat, milk and eggs. It plays multiple roles and holds an intricate position in food systems. Pathways to address livestock issues need to be context-specific and multifaceted, trade-offs are inevitable. A recently published discussion paper by the Swiss national FAO-Committee, a multistakeholder consultative body nominated by the Swiss Federal Council, discusses the livestock sector as integral part of food systems transformation and proposed a set of recommendations at global and national level.