By Ernst Lutz

Agriculture in constructing international locations has been remarkably profitable up to now few many years in allowing meals construction to maintain speed with the starting to be inhabitants. This good fortune has been accomplished partially on the rate of putting extra pressure on usual assets and the surroundings. As we glance to the longer term, the necessity to proceed expanding foodstuff construction, whereas whilst minimizing environmental damages, keeping the source base, and lowering poverty, hunge{, and malnutrition, poses a tremendous problem.

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It is partly a consequence of social norms that discourage participation in off-farm work, exceptin specific operationssuch as the coffee harvest. However, the unemployment of women may be aggravated by inadequate access to land. This hits relatively immobile women more severely than rmoremobile males. The usual response to slack labor (lemandis to increase the use of unpaid family labor on the farm. For families with insufficient farmland, either rented or owned, this option does not exist. This brief review suggests that rural labor markets or labor market policies are not a major cause of the misallocation of land and labor in Colombia.

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