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Women do not grow cash-crops, they only grow the family
Gisela G. Geisler
|LC Classifications||DT3058.T65 G47 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||24 leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||24|
|LC Control Number||93850262|
Traditional Malinke are cultivators who grow varieties of millet, sorghum, rice (in the swampy areas), and corn as staple crops. As cash crops they grow peanuts and cotton, and to supplement their diet and gain a bit of income, they grow diverse vegetables in garden plots. Eat the wild/heirloom varieties and get 10x the nutrition, save money, plus they grow like weeds and are almost unphazed by plant pests and diseases. As most gardeners know, modern varieties can be real fickle. In summary, highly nutritious, easy to grow wild/heirloom .
Most of these are subsistence farmers, who grow only enough food for their own needs. Kenya has been largely self-sufficient in food production, although a drought in affected this vital aspect of the economy. About one third of Kenya's agriculture is devoted to cash crops, intended for export. Coffee is the leading export crop, followed. involves risks that they are not willing to take. The third rung represents farmers who understand the value of farming for the market, but are often limited by access to finance, labour or market information. The elements are all there, but they cannot risk family food requirements without greater certainty of income from cash crops.
The men are in the cities earning money and the women are producing tourist commodities with the wool they used to spin for their own use and the food they used to grow for their own families. Now they grow cash crops for strangers so they can make enough money to buy polyester clothes and walkmans and jeans for their kids and food grown /5(42). Kenya: Cash Crops Worse for Women. 1 July Kenyan women grow vegetables for the family on plots of land - known as usufruct plots - that are lent to them by their husbands upon marriage.
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One of the easiest and most profitable cash crops out there is gourmet garlic. Not only can you grow it in small spaces such as in raised beds, it is a perfect choice for organic growers because garlic is self protected. As the plant contains anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, pests and disease are not a huge problem with Women do not grow cash-crops.
A cash crop or profit crop is an agricultural crop which is grown to sell for profit. It is typically purchased by parties separate from a term is used to differentiate marketed crops from subsistence crops, which are those fed to the producer's own livestock or grown as food for the producer's earlier times cash crops were usually only a small (but vital) part of a farm's.
In many cultures, large family is expected. The major reason is because high infant and child mortality rates. They choose to have many children so that some will survive. Children are also needed to work farms, support the elders, and otherwise contribute to the economic survival of the family.
Weaving together the narratives of female farmers from across three continents, Women Who Dig offers a critical look at how women are responding to and, increasingly, rising up against, the injustices of the global food system. Beautifully written with spectacular photos, it examines gender roles, access to land, domestic violence, maternal health, political and economic/5.
-high population growth because less family planning knowledge, more kids needed to work on farms, and high infant mortality rates make people try to have more kids-often controlled by dictators and rarely have free markets/capitalism -women have traditional role - homemaker, caregiver-people often do not realize what it means to truly have liberty.
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Women did not plant any crops exclusively, nor did they raise any crops in markedly larger numbers than men. In these households, therefore, it is possible to identify “men’s crops,” but, unlike in the diversified households, there do not appear to be any “women’s crops.”Cited by: farmers eat cash crops with little rain, but can get snow in the winter.
Only a few crops can grow in conditions like that. They grow root crops such as yams and cassava. traditional division of farm work by sex. Women are particularly active in growing food for subsistence, in weeding, post-harvest storage and processing, small-scale marketing of agricultural produce, and the care of livestock.
Men grow cash crops for sale in local, national, and international markets. Prices for in-demand cash crops are set in commodity markets.
Therefore, small farmers relying of the crop will suffer low prices if a bumper crop is in excess elsewhere. Shift in the colonial period generally cash-based economy to benefit more men than women in Africa.
In most cases, the colonial officials have acknowledged the authority of men, not women, they were men of business. Women are still an important producer, but often they. Hardest hit of all white women are the farm wives, especially sharecroppers.
Not only do they survive from season to season on their crops, with little or nothing stored up against shortages, but also they rely on their men to do the backbreaking physical labor of plowing and harvesting, digging and hauling, chopping and splitting. For instance, a man can decide to use the land to grow cash crops like tobacco or sugar cane that fetch a higher price at the market, and yet these crops are not food crops.
This implies that the size of land that women use for agriculture is very limited, and whatever is produced from such land is limited to household consumption.
Curtis Stone runs a commercial urban farm called Green City Acres out of Kelowna, BC, Canada. His mission is to show others how they can grow. Adivasi is the collective term for tribes of the Indian Subcontinent, who are considered indigenous to places within India wherein they live, either as foragers or as tribalistic sedentary communities.
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One response to “ Food and (not vs.) Cash Crops ” Ulul Aug at pm. Farmers are at the heart of the solution – they’re the ones who grow our crops, look after the land, and protect our biodiversity systems. The pressure is on now, more than ever. Planting the Trees of Kenya is an account for young readers of the life and work of Wangari Maathai, Founder of the Green Belt Movement.
Nivola explains the environmental issues in a simple, non-politicized manner, focusing on the relationship between people and local ecology and the virtues that enabled Maathai and other Kenyan women to restore the forests: hard work, independence, patience /5.
They did not have firewood. They needed fruits to cure malnutrition in their children. They needed clean drinking water, but the pesticides and herbicides used on farms to grow cash crops polluted the water. The women talked about how, a long time ago, they did not have to spend so much time going out to collect firewood, that they lived near.
The crops you choose to grow depend greatly on where you live and the climate, so it’s important to note that if you’re looking to be a farmer or even just have a single plant in your backyard.
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Cash crops are crops that farmers grow so they can _____ them. e See answers (2) Ask for details ; Follow Report Log in to add a comment Answer /5 ariklee33 +22 apsiganocj and 22 others learned from this answer They grow them to sell them so they can make a living 12 votes 12 votes Rate!
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Eliza grew the plants on her own plantation first, then when she saw they thrived, she taught other plantation owners in the area about how to grow and harvest indigo. Though indigo did grow and thrive in South Carolina, many rice farmers still continued to grow rice because they could grow two crops of rice a year.