What is it about?
SADC region is not a major emitter of GHG. However, Sub-Saharan Africa is future hotspot for GHG emissions because of its large livestock population dispersed across large arid lands, coupled low digestible feeds and low productivity of livestock.
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Why is it important?
It is important since methane, a GHG, contribute to global warming which influence global warming. It is important that we find mitigating strategies especially in Agriculture since agriculture is the most affected by climate change. But agriculture also contribute to environmental pollution and green house gases
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This page is a summary of: Ruminant contribution to enteric methane emissions and possible mitigation strategies in the Southern Africa Development Community region, Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, August 2022, Springer Science + Business Media, DOI: 10.1007/s11027-022-10026-5.
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