20. Economic Development and Food

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/11/11 Economic Development and Food
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2/11/11 “Poor” versus “Rich” “Poor country”—large portion of population is poor. Many countries in central Africa are poor—though some people are very wealthy. Western Europe is “rich”—most people can afford three necessities: Food
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2/11/11 “Developing” Countries …are between “rich” and “poor”. ..are in transition from poverty but not yet rich. …are moving from subsistence agriculture to mixed economy: Industrial production Financial services Natural resource industries
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2/11/11 Differentiate Poor from Developing Chad (a poor country in East Africa) has 85% of labor force in agriculture Mexico (a developing country) has 28% of its labor force in agriculture. U.S. has less than 5% of its labor force in agriculture.
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Quantity of Food Humans need: Air Water Food Freedom from disease Air and water may be available to the poor. Food and medical services cost
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2011 for the course AEB 3103 taught by Professor Cazanova during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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