Oct 3- agric.and indust

Oct 3- agric.and indust - Wednesday, October 3, 2007...

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Wednesday, October 3, 2007 Agriculture Today Readings for the course 1. chapter 1- intro 2. chapter 5- agriculture 3. chapter 3- development 4. chapter 8- nationality 5. chapter 6- environment 6. chapter 9- social consequences 7. chapter 7- women in transition 8. chapter 10- conclusion Agriculture Today agriculture conditions vary greatly early experiences of the rural areas vary o eg. Experienced collectivization or not o length of time in centrally planned system most rural/ agricultural change has been negative general decline in production ability to find population threatened Privatization o Universally supported but implemented do varying degrees o Successor states fell into 3 categories Get rid of soviet agriculture structure Keep soviet agriculture structure Transform collectives and state farm to western style farm o Very little progress made Real rural change has been loss of ties to central government o Central government was secure source of investment and a guaranteed market Migration to cities o Rural poverty- move to cities in search of work
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2009 for the course GEOGRAPHY 182 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '08 term at UWO.

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