Innovation to Overcome Subsistence Agriculture on Family
Farms in Developing Countries: The Role of the Catholic Church
| RIVISTA INTERNAZIONALE DI SCIENZE SOCIALI - 2016 - 2
In poor countries agriculture is practiced for mere subsistence occupying 70-80% of population; then, families have too small amounts of proper foodstuff to avoid malnutrition and to rise their income. Except for emergency, the problem cannot be solved with bringing food from abroad, but it requires a local agricultural development including: increasing of crop productivity, improvement of food processing and conservation techniques (providing more and wider variety of food), besides better consciousness of hygienic and nutritional rules...