Essay On Agriculture And Globalization

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Globalization has made its way into the history of countries over the years due to the fact that it internationally integrates and interchanges different aspects of people, culture, views and products. This international integration has added to the advances of many sectors in countries both negatively and positively. But agriculture has sustained the world for millions of years and has been greatly influenced by globalization. Globalization has impacted agriculture where food is brought, produced and grown. These changes in agriculture due to globalization have immensely affected the environment and the economies of countries particularly in Central and Latin America. Globalization is also the name given to the process by which companies or organizations influence or start operating on an international scale. Due to advancement of technology, and the refining of processes, it made them more efficient in virtually all areas of life as well as in communication making the exchange of information and culture easier for the world that it seemed to have become a grand exchange of ideas and information with both aspects having its benefits and drawbacks. Latin America a region consists of twenty sovereign states and several territories and dependencies which cover an area that stretches from the northern border of Mexico to the southern tip of South America and also includes the Caribbean. This region in itself is well endowed with natural resources at is most valuable to globalization. Latin America is a virtual treasure trove of natural resources holding 8% of the world’s population, 23% of the arable land, 10% of the cultivated land, 22% of the global…show more content…
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