2 edition of Agricultural modernization and resource deterioration in Latin America found in the catalog.
Agricultural modernization and resource deterioration in Latin America
Jorge A. Torres Z.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-131).
|Statement||Jorge A. Torres Zorrilla.|
|Series||Program papers series -- 45, Serie Documentos de programas (Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture) -- 45.|
|Contributions||Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||141 p. :|
|Number of Pages||141|
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Torres Z., Jorge A., Agricultural modernization and resource deterioration in Latin America.
Coronado, Costa Rica. Agricultural modernization and resource deterioration in Latin America by Jorge A. Torres Z.,IICA edition, in EnglishPages: With agricultural modernization and environmental degradation, crop genetic diversity is decreasing in peasant agricultural systems.
Research is urgently needed to document rates and causes of genetic erosion in these systems and the role that peasants play in maintenance of crop genetic by: 5.
This publication is part of the Latin America after the commodity boom series. Authors: Andy Duff and Andres Padilla The Latin American region is an important net exporter of food and agricultural commodities, accounting for 16% of total global food and agriculture exports and 4% of total food and agriculture imports.
Altieri, M.A., Sustainable agricultural development in Latin America: exploring the possibili- ties. Agric. Ecosystems Environ., !-2 I. This paper concentrates on what are perceived as critical issues which should be addressed if a productive and sustainable agriculture is to be achieved in Latin America.
Agricultural Research in Latin America and the Caribbean A Cross-Country Analysis of Institutions, Investment, and Capacities Gert-Jan Stads, Nienke Beintema, Sandra Perez, Kathleen Flaherty, investment and human resource trends in agricultural research.
Latin America globally represents 13 percent of agricultural trade. Nevertheless, agriculture is a double-edged sword for the region. The end of the great commodity super-cycle–fueled by China’s and India’s insatiable demand for natural resources, raw materials, and agricultural products–continues to whipsaw the region.
A Review of Rural Development Paradigms in Latin America. agricultural modernization but these were rather modest and centred on the commercial farm seminal book in which he boldly argues Author: Cristobal Kay.
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