Encouraging farmers in rain-forest regions to do each

Info iconThis preview shows pages 5–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: encouraging farmers in rain-forest regions to do each of the following EXCEPT A. adopt new agricultural technologies B. grow improved plant varieties C. decrease their use of chemical herbicides D. increase their productivity E. reduce their need to clear new land for cultivation Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q12: 5 The passage suggests that in the study mentioned in line 27 the method for gathering information about security of land tenure reflects which of the following pairs of assumptions about Tawahka society? A. The security of a household’s land tenure depends on the strength of that household’s kinship ties, and the duration of a household’s residence in its village is an indication of the strength of that household’s kinship ties. B. The ample availability of land makes security of land tenure unimportant, and the lack of a need for secure land tenure has made the concept of legal property rights unnecessary. C. The strength of a household’s kinship ties is a more reliable indicator of that household’s receptivity to new agricultural technologies than is its quantity of nonland wealth, and the duration of a household’s residence in its village is a more reliable indicator of that household’s security of land tenure than is the strength of its kinship ties. D. Security of land tenure based on kinship ties tends to make farmers more receptive to the use of improved plant varieties, and security of land tenure based on long duration of residence in a village tends to make farmers more receptive to the use of chemical herbicides. E. A household is more likely to be receptive to the concept of land tenure based on legal property rights if it has easy access to uncultivated land, and a household is more likely to uphold the tradition of land tenure based on kinship ties if it possesses a significant degree of nonland wealth. Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q13: The findings of the study mentioned in line 27, if valid for rain-forest regions in general, suggest that which of the following is an obstacle most likely to be faced by those wishing to promote rain-forest preservation by implementing the proposal mentioned in line 1? A. Lack of legal property rights tends to discourage local farmers from investing the time and resources required to successfully implement new agricultural technologies. B. The ability to evaluate the wider economic ramifications of adopting new aricultural technologies depends on a relatively high level of formal education. C. Isolation from the market economy tends to restrict local farmers’ access to new agricultural technologies that could help them to increase their productivity....
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page5 / 17

encouraging farmers in rain-forest regions to do each of...

This preview shows document pages 5 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online