Tey, (John) Yeong-Sheng (2009): Future meat consumption: potential greenhouse gas emissions from meat production in Malaysia. Published in: Proceedings of 2nd National Conference on Agro-Environment 2009: Adapting to Climate Change Uncertainties through Sustaianable Agriculture (March 2009): pp. 94-97.
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This study shows that there is mounting meat consumption which is to be met by higher meat production. As the result, higher gas emission of CO2 is expected from increasing meat production. This is led by poultry and beef production which is likely to produce most of the greenhouse gas emissions from meat production in Malaysia. It is crucial to incorporate environmental consideration into livestock policy in National Agricultural Policy 4 and Tenth Malaysian Plan.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Future meat consumption: potential greenhouse gas emissions from meat production in Malaysia|
|Keywords:||Meat, consumption, production, gas emission|
|Subjects:||Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q5 - Environmental Economics > Q50 - General
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q1 - Agriculture > Q11 - Aggregate Supply and Demand Analysis; Prices
|Depositing User:||(John) Yeong-Sheng TEY|
|Date Deposited:||08. Apr 2009 14:16|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 16:31|
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