The region is highly populated (56% of world) with a high agricultural population (72.5%) and this exists in 30% of the worlds arable land. Animal genetic resources are considerable - with some 30% of worlds’ known breeds in the region.

D. E Steane, C. Yaochun, Y. Yamada

Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume 21. Gene mapping; polymorphisms; disease genetic markers; marker assisted selection; gene expression; transgenes; non-convention, , 431–438, 1994
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