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Unformatted text preview: Production and Distribution
of Food Why is there hunger and
With all the concern about
surplus food production in
the “Developed Countries”
of the world, why is there
hunger and starvation in
the world today? Slash and burn agriculture Problems with the world's food
a. Developed vs. developing countries
c. Soil erosion and pollution
e. Marketing and Economics
f. Politics and war
g. Unsustainable development Nutrients are contained
in the ashes of the
rainforest. 1 Shifting cultivation on steep
slopes is not sustainable. Shifting Cultivation
- - Colonization of the Rain Forest
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Long fallow
sustainable. - Colonization of the Rain Forest
- - - - Factors shown to reduce population
1. Increasing levels of education, especially the
education of women.
2. Old age support programs.
3. Delaying motherhood past the teenage years.
4. An increasing standard of living 2 D&C 104:14-17
104:14“I, the Lord, stretched out the heavens, and built
the earth, my very handiwork… And it is my
purpose to provide for my saints, for all things
are mine. But it must needs be done in my own
way… For the earth is full, and there is enough
to spare” D&C 59:20
“Yea, all things which come of the earth… are
made for the benefit and the use of man, both to
please the eye and to gladden the heart….
“And it pleaseth God that He hath given all these
things to man; for unto this end were they made
to be used, with judgment, not to excess…. What can you do?
Help in the development of new technology.
Take an interest in agricultural, social, and
Participate in research Help extend knowledge to those in need
Participate in a “sustainable development”
Sant Sustainable Development internships
Mentored research 3 ...
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This document was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course PWS 150 at BYU.
- Fall '11