The Discouraged Peasants Pauperization and Social Inequality
Among Guinean Farmers and Cattle Breeders
| RIVISTA INTERNAZIONALE DI SCIENZE SOCIALI - 2016 - 2
In Guinea, many socio-economical factors lead farmers and cattle breeders to leave agriculture and seek social promotion through other activities, often requiring mobility towards towns. This article analyses some causes of deagrarization, such as the cyclic poverty produced by an extensive agriculture using archaic methods, the conflicts between cattle-breeders and farmers, the peasants’ hard living and working conditions, worsened by the Ebola epidemics...