The report provides in-depth analyses of four African countries that have been at the forefront of sustainably expanding and growing their livestock sectors to benefit local communities through institutional innovation and innovative policymaking. Their successful policies and interventions, if replicated at scale, could enable African countries to make faster progress in the fight against poverty and hunger.
Success in South Africa’s livestock sector is underpinned by a vibrant
private sector and efforts to commercialise production from small farmers. A solid animal health system, marketing and access to finance, enable producers to prosper.