1 edition of Australasian food and farming in a globalised economy found in the catalog.
Australasian food and farming in a globalised economy
by Dept. of Geography and Environmental Science, Monash University in Melbourne, Vic
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by David Burch ... [et al.].|
|Series||Monash publications in geography,, no. 50|
|Contributions||Burch, David, 1942 Jan. 16-, Monash University. Dept. of Geography and Environmental Science.|
|LC Classifications||S478.A1 A89 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 184 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||184|
|LC Control Number||98200594|
Global agriculture and food trade is evolving. Value added helps to directly capture the contribution that agriculture and food trade makes to Australia’s economy (in terms of GDP) and provides better insight into how participation and trade is maximising the total returns from agri-food trade. Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities. The history of agriculture began thousands of years ago. After gathering wild grains beginning at least , years ago, nascent farmers.
BUENOS AIRES: After stuttering through two years of recession and three months of grim coronavirus lockdown, many businesses in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires have had enough and are closing. v Contents b Per capita protein intake in low- and middle-income countries compared to high-income countries 84 Greenhouse gas emissions by diet type 86 Sectoral contributions to aggregate GDP, by region, – 89 Sectoral employment shares, by region, – 90 Sectoral value added per worker, by region 93 Estimates of the population aged years.
The COVID pandemic health crisis continues to have devastating impacts on the world economy – and important impacts on food systems. Many governments are responding with short-term emergency measures, but governments also need to create conditions for global food systems to “build back better” to meet the challenges of the future. Production (and consumption) of agricultural plant commodities has a diverse geographical distribution. Along with climate and corresponding types of vegetation, the economy of a nation also influences the level of agricultural production. Production of some products is highly concentrated in a few countries while other are widely produced.
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The main industries in Australia are mining (such as coal and natural gas), industrial and transportation equipment, food processing, chemicals, and steel manufacturing. Agriculture also plays a role in the country's economy, and its main products include wheat, barley, sugarcane, fruits, cattle, sheep, and poultry.
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