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Population and agricultural development

selected relationships and possible planning uses.

by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Development Research and Training Service.

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Published by Development Research and Training Service, Policy Analysis Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Demography.,
  • Agriculture and state.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB871 .F64 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 130 p. :
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3892756M
    ISBN 109251004900
    LC Control Number81454399

      Description. In order to meet food needs, farmers need to integrate the latest technologies enabling them to make more informed decisions. Smart Farming Technologies for Sustainable Agricultural Development provides innovative insights into the latest farming advancements in terms of informatics and communication. The content within this publication . Whereas "development" had been seen previously as the transformation of traditional communities by the introduction (or imposition) of new technologies, Ester Boserup argues that changes and improvements occur from within agricultural communities, and that improvements are governed not simply by external interference, but by those communities.

    Brazil is the eighth-largest economy in the world, but is recovering from a recession in and that ranks as the worst in the country’s history. In , Brazil`s GDP grew 1%, inflation fell to historic lows of %, and the Central Bank lowered benchmark interest rates from % in . Economic analysis of agricultural projects (English) Abstract. Increasing the growth and efficiency of the agricultural and rural sectors of the developing countries is of prime concern to the international community. The large quantities of scarce resources, both people and money, that will be required for progress Cited by:

    The Challenges of Agriculture and Rural Development in Africa: The Case of Nigeria Dr. Nchuchuwe, Friday Francis and agricultural development in Africa is rural development, without which all efforts at represents the well understood self-interest of increasing sections of rural population. Rural development ensures the modernization of. 1. Prog Hum Geogr. ;3(1) Ester Boserup's theory of agrarian change: a critical review. Grigg D. PIP: As discussions of the positive effect of population growth upon agricutural change have been less common than focus on the negative effects, Ester Boserup's book, "The Conditions of Agricultural Growth," and her subsequent work in which it is argued that Cited by:


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Population and agricultural development by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Development Research and Training Service. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Population growth above 2% a year inhibits efforts to raise income in poor countries with high birth rates and young age structure. In countries that are already poor, The lecture notes on population and Development Provide information on demographic concepts, current trends of population growth, patterns and.

iiFile Size: KB. Population, food supply, and agricultural development. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Food and Agriculture Organization of Population and agricultural development book United Nations.

OCLC Number: Land and population in agricultural development. [Commonwealth Bureau of Agricultural Economics.] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Commonwealth Bureau of Agricultural Economics. OCLC Number: Description: 24 pages ; 30 cm.

Series Title: # Population--Bibliography\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. accelerated agricultural output growth from those that remain predominantly in slow moving traditional agriculture.

As aresult, itunderstates the potentialfor growth and diverts attention from the means of that growth. The Economics of Agricultural Development, the predecessor to this book, was published 50 years Size: 2MB.

Since our inception, the Agricultural Development team has recognized Nigeria as an important priority geography given its size and agricultural potential. As early asthe foundation invested in several key areas, including value-chain development, soil.

Book Description. Sustainable Intensification (SI) has recently emerged as a key concept for agricultural development, recognising that yields must increase to feed a growing world population, but it must be achieved without damage to the environment, on finite land resources and while preserving social and natural capital.

The book Agricultural and Rural Development in India Since traces developments in Indian agriculture and the transformation of rural India since its independence. My overall impression of this book is that it is an excellent reference guide for readers with an interest in Indian : Ashok K.

Mishra. 5 The consequences of rapid population growth This chapter shows that rapid population growthat rates above 2 percent, common in most developing countries todayacts as a brake on development. Up to a point, population growth can be accommodated: in the past three decades rapid growth in agricultural production; in others.

The book is a tool for policy makers and their advisers, both in and beyond Africa, interested in furthering socio-economic development by investing in agriculture development. It provides a comparative analysis of agricultural development and agricultural policies in almost all African countries sinceand identifies socioeconomic and.

The three worlds of agriculture for development 29 Agriculture’s development potential shortchanged 38 The political economy of agricultural policy 42 A new role for agriculture in development 44 focus A: Declining rural poverty has been a.

practices and increases in agricultural and industrial productivity; with –rst steady birth rates and then demographic inertia due to the age structure, this caused population to explode in Europe in the 19th century and in the developing world in the midth century.

Third phase: with declining birth rates and an aging population. Surveying the impact of population growth where it is believed to matter most--the rural areas of developing countries--this volume explicates its effects on food production.

It examines such factors as forecasts of global food output, technological progress in agriculture, choice of agricultural systems, and population growth and access to s: 0. In this article we will discuss about: 1. Introduction to Boserup Theory of Agricultural Development 2.

Stages of Agricultural Development 3. Growing Population and Other Changes 4. Boserup’s Theory and Modern Times under Developed Economies 5. Boserup occupies the place of pride in the task of discussing the problems and processes of.

Extensively revised to reflect the new directions in development thought and policy, this new edition of a classic text examines what has been learned theoretically and empirically about agricultural and rural economic development since the s.

With 24 of the 35 chapters completely new, the book takes into account recent developments in international agricultural Reviews: 3. Abstract. Thinking about population as a driver of agricultural development provides insights into induced technical and institutional change, whether it be Ester Boserup’s declining fallow period, modern crop varieties, or the horizontal and vertical specialization that arise in labour-intensive agriculture.

community a warranted rate of population increase with which the actual growth of population tends to conform.”2 Boserup approaches the problem from the opposite direction. She sets out to demonstrate that the primary stimulus to agricultural development and productivity is File Size: KB.

When it first appeared inThe Conditions of Agricultural Growth heralded a breakthrough in the theory of agricultural development. Whereas 'development' had previously been seen as the transformation of traditional communities by the introduction (or imposition) of new technologies, Ester Boserup argued that changes and improvements occur from within Cited by: Agriculture, Fishing & Forestry.

Search, browse and map more t projects from to the present. Projects & Operations. Summary of Contributions to Financial Intermediary Funds. $ million. Disbursed as of Agriculture and Food Security. Explore raw data about the World Bank's finances - slice and dice datasets. Population Growth and Marketed Surplus of Food-grains: Another way in which growth in population is impeding economic development is its effect on marketed surplus of food-grains.

The marketed surplus of food-grains is a pre-requisite for expansion in non-agricultural employment and output. Downloadable. Thinking about population as a driver of agricultural development provides insights into induced technical and institutional change, whether it be Esther Boserup's declining fallow period, modern crop varieties, or the specialization pyramid that arises in labor-intensive agriculture.

The non-convexities of research and development, infrastructure investments, and. agricultural and rural development. Among other things, this chapter discusses the major achievements of economic developments and the changing role of agriculture in the country.

In the last section, major challenges and opportunities are identified for the further development of the agricultural sector in Size: KB.agricultural sector can play in rural development, poverty reduction, and overall development. The historical views regarding the role of the primary sector in development are presented, and then using original data, the paper argues that there was an historical misjudgment.

Angus Maddison compiled an extraordinary set of data on population, per capita GDP, and GDP for virtually all countries in the world from 1 to of the Common Era (World Economics, and Maddison, ).After his death inresearchers at the Groningen Growth and Development Center launched an initiative known as the “Maddison Project” .