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Homework Help: Evironmental science

Posted by donna on Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 12:41am.

Over a billion people in developing nations live in households that have too little land to meet even their own needs for food and fuel. What options are available to these people? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each of the following options.

1.Subdivide existing farms and redistribute the land so that everyone has enough to live on.
2. Combine small, inefficient, farms into larger cooperative farms that people farm jointly.
3. Open up new land for agriculture
Look for work in the cities
4. Emigrate to developed countries where opportunities are more readily available
5. What do you think are the best options available for people in this situation?

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