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May 25th, 2017

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Blog:  Mixed farming, the combined production of crops and livestock, is central to current and future global food supplies. Two thirds of all people, and most of the world’s poor, work in such systems to produce a significant proportion of key staple crops: 86 per cent of rice, 74 per cent of millet, 66 per cent of sorghum and 41 per cent of maize. In developing countries mixed farming systems also produce the bulk of animal-derived products: 75 per cent of milk and 60 per cent of meat.