In Rome there was meeting of five hundred NGO’s such as Friends of the Earth and Greenspace, agreed that the Green Revolution was probably not the best course of action and may have contributed to the rise in world hunger. Thus, as Paarlberg has argued, industrial agriculture has helped reduce starvation and poverty in Africa and South-East Asia. Paarlberg’s earlier claim about increasing wheat yield in India contradicts Coline Serra’s film, in which Vandana Shiva explains that across India farmers are committing suicide at a staggering rate due to them being indebted to the fertilizer and pesticide manufacturers and the increase of diseases in their crops due to the excessive use of these chemicals. “Down to Earth”
Having your own source of energy will make energy security easier and more accomplishable. Countries with no oil or fossil fuels have to find a new source of energy in order to have energy security. One of the reasons that triggered the countries to find other source of energy is the oil embargo incident in 1973. The oil embargo resulted during the Arab-Israeli war, in which the Arab members in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries decided to enforce an embargo on the United States because they were supplying the Israeli’s with weapons. The embargo resulted in banning petroleum exports and cut down in oil production which resulted in the increase of the oil price.
Agriculture mechanization should be implemented to improve large scale production. Introduction of drought resistance crops and improved vetinery and extension services will boost the Economy. Adequate political and economic governance can be improved through proper tax collection systems and ensuring peace and stability which will attract investors. Rural economic transformation and human resource development can enhance productivity in the rural areas. Poverty reduction and regional economic integration can greatly facilitate the improved developments of the Rwandan economy through proper health services, empowerment through education and access to the national
Eventually, they started their campaign, which raised awareness. Moreover, because of the oil and gas business, particular pieces of land were contaminated, especially in the case of gas. Additionally, tourism in Kurdistan started growing, and since it increased the budged and the standards of living, the people were worried that the tourist movement would be diminished if the environment was not kept safe. Newroz, a national holiday, entails making fires. Many people used tires.
Climate change , water scarcity, energy consumption , and increased population are the main challenges that impact the global food system today and they require immediate action plan before things get out of control . An important action plan that can help enhance Earth's productivity is to apply science and use appropriate technologies such as the famous technology of genetic engineering , soil-conservation , and better management of agricultural productivity . One of the major causes of poverty and hunger in the world is due to the unequal distribution of food which is a serious conflict that needs be solved through the reduction of food losses and consumption of meat products and by empowering women to do small scale farming in Africa. .The third aspect or strategy focuses on establishing a robust legal framework to regulate food sustainability by restraining agriculture from destroying the environment . We can only imagine the consequences of overpopulation by 2050 severely affecting food security if it is not well-managed .
The oil industry is a really important industry for Middle East countries. However, now they are facing very critical situation because of the recent low oil prices. Few years ago, the oil price was over $100 per barrels, but the recent price is around $45 per barrels. Once oil price became $30 per barrels. Price became half in few years.
Introduction Common sense and economic theory argue that oil exploration activities have the potential to boost economic development as oil is the sources of primary export income necessary for economic and social-political development of many developing countries. Not only does oil exploration offer a source of foreign exchange earnings, the industry is an important source of income for people through direct and indirect employment. In Nigeria, the crude oil sector constitutes the mainstay of the economy accounting for about 80 per cent of government revenue, 40 per cent of gross domestic product and 4 per cent of employment (Nwaigwe, 2008, p 33). However, not all oil exploration has led to economic development as some of the poorest countries
The governments also need to integrate the industrial and agro-industrial sector and establish trans-border development basins. To enhance regional average yields, the governments need to invest in agriculture thereby ensuring food security in the region. To strengthen the processing capacity of the agricultural industry; government should provide subsidies inputs and fertilisers. Schiller, (2009 p334) confirms that the easiest kind of growth comes from increased use of our productive
Reducing the incidence of hunger is essential to increase agricultural productivity and achieve higher rate of economic growth. People suffering from hunger are marginalized within the economy, contributing little to output and still less to demand. Investing in reducing hunger is a moral and economic imperative. So the goal of reducing food insecurity and rising agricultural productivity are interrelated (FAO, 2006).
Ethnicity is something that helps to unify the people of a country and tie them through common sets of traits and characteristics. Agriculture, and especially olive oil is a very mainstream example of the value of agriculture on a group of people. In the final article, “Agriculture a Way Out of Crisis” by Maria Korologou, the author explains how agriculture is a driving force that has the potential to relieve Greece as it struggles through one the most adverse financial hardships in history. As Korologou writes in the text, ““The creation of groups or cooperatives of cultivators, the specialists’ expertise and the division of labor by specialists are the basic conditions that will allow cultivators to organize their crops, production, treatment and processing, as well as the distribution of products. A farmer cannot meet this challenge by himself.” This point is critical to understanding how agriculture