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Health, agriculture, and rural poverty

Chambers, Robert

Health, agriculture, and rural poverty

why seasons matter

by Chambers, Robert

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Published by Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex in Brighton, Eng .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tropics
    • Subjects:
    • Rural health -- Seasonal variations.,
    • Rural poor -- Health and hygiene.,
    • Diseases -- Seasonal variations.,
    • Tropical medicine.,
    • Tropics -- Climate.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 23-26.

      Statementby Robert Chambers.
      SeriesDiscussion paper - Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex ;, 148, IDS discussion paper ;, no. 148.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA771 .C47
      The Physical Object
      Pagination26 p. ;
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3913979M
      LC Control Number81480070

      Rural Poverty & Well-Being. ERS research in this topic area focuses on the economic, social, spatial, temporal, and demographic factors that affect the poverty status of rural residents. Child Nutrition Programs. ERS conducts research on USDA's child nutrition programs and their role in children's food security, diets, and well-being.   China experiments with radical elimination of the urban-rural difference by moving industries to villages run by agricultural-industrial cooperatives, most or many working in both. Interesting, but let us look at cooperatives to master rural poverty. Cooperatives as opposed to farms.

      This book sets out a strategy for raising rural incomes which emphasises the creation of diversified rural economies with opportunities within and outside agriculture. It proposes a three-pronged approach to strengthening rural incomes and reducing poverty: Improve productivity and competitiveness in the agricultural sector. Partha Dasgupta, in Handbook of Environmental Economics, Abstract. This chapter studies the interface in poor countries of population growth, rural poverty, and deterioration of the local natural-resource base, a subject that has been much neglected by modern demographers and development motivations for procreation in rural communities of the poorest regions of the world.

      The majority of people living with extreme poverty and disease are also impeded by illiteracy, disability and inadequate infrastructure. For example, information about up-to-date health and farming practices does not typically reach subsistence farmers living in remote rural villages because agriculture experts and trained health workers are only able to visit some communities once per year.   The second part appraises FAO’S success in achieving its ultimate objective the alleviation of poverty. Throughout, the concern is both for a more visionary organization to help develop a sustainable income base for the rural poor in the developing by: 6.


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