Improving the productivity of livestock production can have a significant impact on the emissions intensities of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from domestic animals in East Africa, and can help to address the challenges of meeting a growing demand for animal protein within the region.

This latest study has mapped the “global hotspots “ where climate induced food insecurity is most liekly to happen in the future. It covers highly vulnerable population mainly in Africa, Asia and includes India. Also includes China and Latin America where in fewer than 40 years, the prospect of shorter, hotter or drier growing seasons could imperil hundreds of millions of already-impoverished people.