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Climate and livestock disease: assessing the vulnerability of agricultural systems to livestock pests under climate change scenariosClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015Livestock as a sector is extremely important to the global economy and to rural livelihoods. As of 2013, there was an estimated 38 billion livestock in the world, or five animals for every person. Most (81%) were in developing countries. Around one billion smallholder farmers keep livestock, many of them women.