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By Ernst Lutz

Agriculture in constructing nations has been remarkably winning prior to now few a long time in permitting nutrition creation to maintain velocity with the becoming inhabitants. This luck has been completed partially on the fee of putting extra tension on ordinary assets and the surroundings. As we glance to the long run, the necessity to proceed expanding nutrients creation, whereas even as minimizing environmental damages, retaining the source base, and decreasing poverty, hunge{, and malnutrition, poses an important problem.

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In addition, a substantial amount of temporary interregional migration is associated with the contracting of casual labor for 29 find work. The rural male-female unemployment differential is also extremely high by international standards. There is a long tradition of women working as day laborers (in the coffee harvest). Also, between 1973 and 1985, the share of women in the economically active population of rural areas rose from 14 to 32 percent (Berry 1992). However, females are less able to respond with alacrity to demand for shortterm workers, because they often must care for young children, which tends to reduce their mobility.

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