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Population and agriculture in the developing countries

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries,
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture and state -- Developing countries.,
    • Food supply -- Government policy -- Developing countries.,
    • Developing countries -- Population policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 28-29.

      Statementby J. Cairncross.
      SeriesFAO economic and social development paper ;, 15
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1417 .C34 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 52 p. ;
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3874324M
      ISBN 10925100885X
      LC Control Number81198370

      In developing countries, agriculture continues to be the main source of employment, livelihood and income for between 50% - 90% of the population. Of this percentage, small farmers make the up the majority, up to % of the farming population. ban agriculture: the continuing population growth of cities in developing countries will not decrease the economic and so-cial importance of urban agriculture, if governments are made aware of its multi-functional role, and if the safety of its prod-ucts and environment can be guaranteed. To give answers to this hypothesis, three characteristics ofFile Size: 1MB. Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities. The history of agriculture began thousands of years ago. After gathering wild grains beginning at least , years ago, nascent farmers (—) European Union:


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