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What are some of the challenges faced by subsistence farmers, especially those farming in the developing world? Desertfication, warfare, droughts, poor land management, corrupt goverments malnutrition lacking major nutrients in a diet Undernourishment Dietary energy consumption that is continuously below the minimum requirement for maintaining a healthy life and carrying out light physical activity. Overnutrition Too much food energy or excess nutrients to the degree of causing disease or increasing risk of disease hunter-gatherers People who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fruits, and nuts to survive. Food security is minimal traditional agriculture Biologically powered agriculture, in which human and animal muscle power, along with hand tools and simple machines, perform the work of cultivating, harvesting, storing, and distributing crops. subsistence agriculture Agriculture designed primarily to provide food for direct consumption by the farmer and
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  • Fall '16
  • Callie Price
  • Biology, Soil Conservation Service

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