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Small scale farming in the Caribbean

Conference on Education and Small Scale Farming Trinidad 1954.

Small scale farming in the Caribbean

selected from the documentation and report of the Conference on Education and Small Scale Farming, held in Trinidad, October 6-15, 1954.

by Conference on Education and Small Scale Farming Trinidad 1954.

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Published by Caribbean Commission, Central Secretariat in Trinidad .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area
    • Subjects:
    • Farms, Small -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.,
    • Agriculture -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1476.C37 C66 1954
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 154 p. ;
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4478963M
      LC Control Number79306977

      (FAO, ). Most small-scale farms are on privately owned land and, the rest, on land rented or squatted upon. Small-scale farming is highly fragmented, with considerable variation in practice. A single farmer invariably has multiple plots in different localities, with various types of terrain to which farm tech-niques have to be Size: KB. And small scale is good news for the Caribbean where smaller islands are no longer left out or at a significant disadvantage due to a lack of square mileage. Nor are they forced to compete or “undercut” one and another in order to lure large foreign corporations who linger for a.

      At present, the small-scale farmers are not organised or prepared to produce for such large-scale processing companies. However, they are for other commodities such as cotton through the Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (CottCo). Small-scale farming in Zimbabwe rarely provides sufficient means of survival in many rural areas. Sustainable Agriculture. Small-scale farming is a natural outgrowth of sustainable agriculture, which is essentially agriculture that produces abundant food without depleting the earth's resources or polluting its environment. It is agriculture that follows the principles of nature to develop systems for raising crops and livestock that are.

      1. To identify the self-perceived challenges that small-scale farmers in Florida believe affect their small farm operations. 2. To determine the programming needs of small-scale farmers in Florida. METHODS Focus group methodology was used to File Size: KB. Characterisation of Family Farms in the Caribbean: A Study of Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, farming in Caribbean countries 81 In order to advance an approach to the diversity of the small family production in rural areas in the Caribbean, the dynamics of four countries of reference were tak -.


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