The paradigm of efficiency and sustainability – a dairying perspective

Author: J.R. Roche and D.C. Edmeades
Year: 2004
Issue: 6
Volume: 34
Page: 8 - 16

For many, the terms efficiency in food production and sustainability are perceived to be mutually exclusive. This perception is often the result of too narrow a definition of sustainability. This paper reviews the sustainability of efficient dairying systems using the Framework for Evaluating Sustainable Land Management (FESLM), and offers some prediction of the future demand and supply of dairy products globally.

Keywords: Dairying, FESLM, sustainability
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