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Agricultural development in Central America

Rodolfo Quiros-Guardia

Agricultural development in Central America

its origin and nature.

by Rodolfo Quiros-Guardia

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Published by University of Wisconsin-Madison, Land Tenure Center] in [Madison .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Central America

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesResearch paper, no. 49
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p.
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13576505M
    OCLC/WorldCa760064

    The urgency of Cuba’s agricultural crisis of the early to mids highlights in a dramatic fashion the fundamental weaknesses inherent in the classical (socialist) model of development that its government adopted more than three decades ago. This book fills provides a non-technical, accessible primer on sustainable agricultural development and its relationship to sustainable development based on three pillars based on economic and policy analysis. It is written by a past President of the .

    Managing Agricultural Greenhouse Gases synthesizes the wealth of information generated from the GRACEnet (Greenhouse gas Reduction through Agricultural Carbon Enhancement network) effort with contributors from a variety of backgrounds, and reports findings with important international applications. While many approaches have been developed to promote agricultural development over the past 50 years, success has been localized and not readily scaled. Almost all initiatives have involved the promotion of packages of technology, frequently involving a range of interdependent practices, with failure to perform all the activities often leading to disappointment.

    Social and Environmental Impacts on Agricultural Development: /ch Addressing environmental and social impacts on agricultural development and food security is a global priority since increased food production of % isCited by: 2. Abstract. The fruit production and processing in Central America and Mexico are discussed in this chapter, considering the volume of production, the competitiveness that this crops have in the region and world, and some sociocultural differences between the countries that help to explain the different aspects of the agro–industry.


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Research on agricultural development in Central America. New York, Agricultural Development Council [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Heraclio A Lombardo; Agricultural Development Council. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Quiros-Guardia, Rodolfo.

Agricultural development in Central America. [Madison, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Land Tenure Center] Tajima, S. Processes of development of agricultural extension in Japan.

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