AGROTEERRORISM IN CATTLE PRODUCTION, ITS EFFECTS AND SOLUTIONS

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CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

 Agroterrorism is a malicious attempt to disrupt or destroy the agricultural industry and/or food supply system of a population through “the malicious use of plant or animal pathogens to cause devastating disease in the agricultural sectors”. It is closely related to the concepts of biological agent against crops or livestock. A hostile attack, towards an agricultural environment, including infrastructures and processes, in order to significantly damage national and international political interests.

AGROTEERRORISM IN CATTLE PRODUCTION, ITS EFFECTS AND SOLUTIONS