AGRICULTURE Non-bovine milk for better nutrition in disadvantaged regions

Non-bovine milk can play a key role in achieving the UN 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and its 17 inter-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in South Asia. Milk from goat, camel and yak provides nutritional security in disadvantaged geographical regions and traditional non-bovine milk products contribute towards the management of chronic diseases. Significantly, South Asia leads in the production of goat milk, marking its cultural acceptance. Non-bovine milk offers diverse nutritional components that need to be analysed for future nutraceutical development and for the formulation of health products.

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