Tropical Forage Legumes
Communication Team ICARDA. (30/4/1980). Tropical Forage Legumes. Beirut, Lebanon: International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).
The objectives of developing tropical livestock production systems are; 1. the production of milk and meat in order to improve nutrition. 2. the saving and earning of foreign exchange by satisfying local demand for these products, and by exporting surpluses of these and other products. 3. provision of employment, especially in rural areas. 4, more efficient utilization of land resources particularly in areas unsuitable for cropping due to topography, rainfall or soil nutrients, and land being followed in crop rotation.