Agricultural Development in Miryalguda Mandal, of Nalgodnda District of Telangana - A Geographical StudyJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 9)
Publication Date: 2021-09-05
Authors : Yedavelli Saidulu;
Page : 483-486
Keywords : Agricultural production; Agriculture; Sustainability; Development; Geographical study;
Agriculture geography is the science, art, and business of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock; farming. Agriculture contributes to development in many ways. Agriculture contributes to development as an economic activity, as a livelihood, and as a provider of environmental services, making the sector a unique instrument for development. As an economic activity. Agriculture can be a source of growth for the national economy, a provider of investment opportunities for the private sector, and a prime driver of agriculture - related industries and the rural nonfarm economy. Two thirds added is created in developing countries. In agriculture - based countries, it generates on average 29 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) and employs 65 percent of the labor force. The industries and services linked to agriculture in value chains often account for more than 30 percent of GDP in transforming and urbanized countries. Agricultural production is important for food security because it is a source of income for the majority of the rural poor. It is particularly critical in a dozen countries of Sub - Saharan Africa, (Libya. Egypt, Niger, Chad, Sudan, Tunisia?. etc) with a combined population of about 200 million and with highly variable domestic production, limited tradability of food staples, and foreign exchange constraints in meeting their food needs through imports. These countries are exposed to recurrent food emergencies and the uncertainties of food aid, and for them, increasing and stabilizing domestic production is essential for food security.
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