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Linking land quality, agricultural productivity, and food security
Keith Daniel Wiebe
by United States, Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington, D.C
Written in English
|Series||Agricultural economic report -- no. 823.|
|Contributions||United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.|
|LC Classifications||HD1415 .W54 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 59,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||59|
Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and The current food crisis—increasing poverty linked to price volatility and high food prices—have put agricultural growth and food production issues back on the development agenda. Is productivity growth the only way to address the short-run challenge (the food crisis) and longer-term needs (meeting increased demand for food)? Even though today.
2. Present global concerns on population growth and food security. The global population of approximately billion in is projected to reach approximately billion in (United Nations , ).Much of the increase in the population growth will also take place in the developing countries particularly in China and India in Asia, and also in most countries of by: Sustainable Food and Agriculture: An Integrated Approach is the first book to look at the imminent threats to sustainable food security through a cross-sectoral lens. As the world faces food supply challenges posed by the declining growth rate of agricultural productivity, accelerated deterioration of quantity and quality of natural resources.
meet their own needs’ (UN WCED, ). Sustainable agriculture and food security therefore stands for maximizing the productivity of the land and improving the well-being of people under the constraint of minimal damage to natural resources (land, water, air, and biodiversity) (Pretty, ). Agriculture is seen as a multifunctional system. Abstract. Previous research has suggested that there is a relationship between land distribution and productivity in agriculture. This paper estimates a cross-country agricultural production function that includes for the first time measures of land distribution as elements of by:
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2 • Linking Land Quality, Agricultural Productivity, and Food Security / AER USDA/Economic Research Service Key Concepts Land qualityrefers to the ability of land to produce goods and services that are valued by humans.
This ability derives from inherent/natural attributes of. Downloadable. Land quality and land degradation affect agricultural productivity, but quantifying these relationships has been difficult.
Data are limited, and impacts are sensitive to the choices that farmers make. Summarizing new research by economists, soil scientists, and geographers, this report explores the extent to which land quality and land degradation agricultural productivity agricultural.
Linking Land Quality, Agricultural Productivity, and Food Security. by Keith Wiebe. As rising populations and incomes increase pressure on land and other resources around the world, agricultural productivity plays an increasingly agricultural productivity role in improving food supplies and food security.
Linking Land Quality, Agricultural Productivity, And Food Security Article in SSRN Electronic Journal January with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Keith Wiebe. Get this from a library.
Linking land quality, agricultural productivity, and food security. [Keith Daniel Wiebe; United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.]. : Land Quality, Agricultural Productivity, and Food Security: Biophysical Processes and Economic Choices at Local, Regional, and Global Levels (): Keith Wiebe: Books.
Growth in agricultural productivity is critical to improvements in food security. We will examine the impact of changes in acreage and fertilizer response on production in 67 study countries and.
Downloadable. USDA's Economic Research Service estimates that about 33 percent of the developing world's people suffer from insufficient food intake. Growth in agricultural productivity is critical to improvements in food security.
We will examine the impact of changes in acreage and fertilizer response on production in 67 study countries and review the implications for food security. measures the amount of land needed to meet food needs, and thus the potential level of pressure on land currently providing other environmental services (e.g., crop yields per unit of land ; tons of wheat per hectare of land).
Land quality is a major component of natural resources and has clear-cut effect on agricultural and land productivity . In agricultural-dependent economies, extension programmes have been the main conduit for disseminating information on farm technologies, support rural adult learning and assist farmers in developing their farm technical and managerial skills.
It is expected that extension programmes will help increase farm productivity, farm revenue, reduce poverty and minimize food by: 2. Investments focused on food security might end up constraining progress in poverty alleviation, health, water security, and other goals.
For example, sustainable agriculture as envisioned in SDG2 should help maintain ecosystems and progressively improve soil and land quality, thereby improving water quality and quantity and increasing.
The Agricultural Total Factor Productivity (ATFP) data contains information on two measures of agricultural-production performance: (1) total factor productivity (TFP), the ratio between total output (crop and livestock products) to total production inputs (land, labor, capital, and materials), and (2) partial factor productivity (PFP), such as labor and land productivity.
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 leastyears ago, nascent farmers (—) European Union: Linking land quality, agricultural productivity, and food security / Cover title.
"June "--P. [i]. Also available on the World Wide Web. Includes bibliographical references (p. ). Contributor: Wiebe, Keith Daniel Date: The State of the World’s Forests (SOFO) shows that it is possible to increase agricultural productivity and food security while halting or even reversing deforestation, highlighting the successful efforts of Costa Rica, Chile, the Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Tunisia and Viet Nam.
This book comprises a collection of integrated studies that contribute to an improved understanding of the entire chain from land quality, land degradation, agricultural productivity to food security and its inter linkages. Both economic choices and biophysical processes are considered.
It is a result of a four-year research programme conducted by researchers of a large variety of disciplines. Food Summit ). The term “food security” is used to describe food availability, access, and use at many levels, including the global, national, local, household, and intra household levels (see Figure 1).
Food “availability” means that an adequate amount of adequate quality food. Part One - Agricultural Productivity, Natural Resource Management and Food Security.
CHAPTER ONE a crude indicator of land productivity3. Two major farming systems were investigated in this important in terms of food security, and it is a growing source of foreign exchange through File Size: 2MB. Most of our food is grown on the land, so there has always been a close link between the delivery of food security and land use.
In the era before industrial fertilisers, improved crop cultivars and modern livestock breeds, producing more food largely meant converting more land to agriculture. Historically, the expansion of agriculture into forests and natural ecosystems has. SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE: IMPACTS ON FOOD PRODUCTION AND CHALLENGES FOR FOOD SECURITY Jules N Pretty, John Thompson & Fiona Hinchcliffe Challenges for Agricultural Development As this century draws to a close, agricultural development faces some unprecedented challenges.
By the yearthe world will have to support some billion people. EvenFile Size: 84KB. A land quality and population-carrying capacity based assessment of food security for six management and population scenarios is presented for 24 Asian countries. Two databases were used: theFAO /Unesco Soil Map of the World, converted to Soil Taxonomy, and climatic records for about 4, stations in Asia.Linking land and water management The availability of quality land and water resources is critical for food security, and further intensification of their use is required to meet the world’s food needs in the future.
The negative effects already incurred by population pressure, dietary changes, biofuel produc-File Size: KB. Wiebe K () Linking land quality, agricultural productivity, and food security, resource economics division, economic research service, U.S.
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