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Agricultural labor survey for the agricultural sector in Egypt

Agricultural labor survey for the agricultural sector in Egypt

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Published by Egyptian Agricultural Mechanization Project in [Cairo] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural laborers -- Egypt.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Research Team of Zagazig University.
      SeriesWorking paper ;, no. 28, Working paper (Egyptian Agricultural Mechanization Project) ;, no. 28.
      ContributionsJāmiʻat al-Zaqāzīq., Egyptian Agricultural Mechanization Project.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1538.E3 A47 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 leaves ;
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2370075M
      LC Control Number86965627

      However, the government's ability to achieve this objective is limited by crop rotational constraints. Some economies exhibit a particular emphasis on the basic food -providing parts of the primary sector farming and fishingwishing to guarantee via autarky in food-production that citizens can eat even in extreme circumstances such as war[12] blockade[13] or sanctions. Its most important structure, the Mubarak Pumping Station, was completed inbut only a fraction of the projected land area was brought under production after two decades. Egypt has been the scene of one of the most successful attempts at land reform. D stands for Annual Rate of Growth in demand for food. The shortage of agricultural goods has its impact upon on industrial production and a consequent increase in the general price level.

      Through Feed the Future, the U. USAID incorporates innovative technologies in cold storage infrastructure and irrigation, and works with farmers on production, post-harvest processes, and marketing so that farmers can deliver high quality produce at higher prices. Additionally, the activity assists Egyptian agribusinesses in modernizing their food technology and delivery systems by upgrading processing facilities, refrigeration trucks, and water-efficient irrigation systems. Wouldnt Industrial hemp reduce the water and energy burden that cotton brings, and provide food and fuel from the same harvest?

      Thus, the capacity to import capital goods and machinery for industrial development depends crucially on the export earning of the agriculture sector. Provision of Surplus: The progress in agricultural sector provides surplus for increasing the exports of agricultural products. Ibrahim Soliman Abstract Egypt has passed dramatic economic changes over the last two decades. Pre-Requisite for Raw Material: Agricultural advancement is necessary for improving the supply of raw materials for the agro-based industries especially in developing countries.


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Agricultural labor survey for the agricultural sector in Egypt book

As labor and other resources move from agriculture into more productive activities, overall productivity rises and incomes expand. Purchase of industrial products such as pesticides, farm machinery etc.

With the recent devaluation of the Egyptian pound, an opportunity for exports of horticulture and processed foods expands for Egypt. According to Dr. The success of Egyptian land reform is indicated by the substantial rise of land yields after This slows down the movement of labor out of agriculture and increases informality and low-productivity employment in other sectors.

An interactive discussion on agriculture transformation in Egypt followed, touching upon related issues, including food losses, the importance of enhanced food value chains, as well as the possible effects of devaluation on agriculture and particularly agricultural inputs.

Keywords: agricultural data, agricultural policy, Egypt, elasticity, supply and demand. Helpful in Phasing out Economic Depression: During depression, industrial production can be stopped or reduced but agricultural production continues as it produces basic necessities of life.

Production in wastons. However, differences among various data sources remain and need to be harmonized. Unlike the situation in comparable developing countries, Egyptian agriculture is geared overwhelmingly toward commercial rather than subsistence production.

By less than one-eighth of the total cultivated area was held by owners with 50 acres or more. Research is also required on nutrition-sensitive agriculture; how agriculture may help improving nutrition of household members; and how agricultural interventions can have strengthened nutrition impact. Ibrahim Soliman Abstract Egypt has passed dramatic economic changes over the last two decades.

User Contributions:. A wide variety of project possibilities is considered. It also works with farmers on production, post-harvest processes, marketing, and nutrition. However, there appears to be a tendency to underestimate the role of agriculture in economic growth.

This limited area, which sustains on the average 8 persons per acre 20 per hectareis, however, highly fertile and is cropped more than once a year.

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The activity incorporates innovative technologies in small-scale cold storage infrastructure and irrigation. A woman packages grapes for export at Esna Packhouse in Luxor, Egypt. Load Next Page. Increase in agricultural productivity leads to increase in the income of rural population which is turn leads to more demand for industrial products, thus development of industrial sector.

Some valuable land was lost below the dam because the flow of Nile silt was stopped, and increased salinity remains a problem. This can be through 1 structural change within the agricultural sector, whereby allocating more resources to higher value crops like vegetables and fruits and related agro-industry is promising for job creation and more efficient resource use; 2 additional cultivated land which is a top priority of the Egyptian Government and if done well and in a sustainable way, can boost production and jobs; or 3 further productivity gains, through enhancing the efficiency of investments in agricultural research and the needed new technologies in the coming years.

A law enacted in reduced landholdings by one person to 50 feddans. Some economies exhibit a particular emphasis on the basic food -providing parts of the primary sector farming and fishingwishing to guarantee via autarky in food-production that citizens can eat even in extreme circumstances such as war[12] blockade[13] or sanctions.

A report published in March by the National Council for Production and Economic Affairs indicated that the dam had proved successful in controlling floodwaters and ensuring continuous water supplies, but that water consumption had been excessive and would have to be controlled.

Rural development programs and economic development plans should create employment opportunities for the excess agriculture labor —beyond the economic density. Agriculture is a major component of the Egyptian economy, contributing Further, five years of drought in the Ethiopian highlands—the source of the Nile River's water—caused the water level of Lake Nasser, the Aswan High Dam's reservoir, to drop to the lowest level ever in Based on Democratic Notions: If the agricultural sector does not grow at a faster rate, it may result in the growing discontentment amongst the masses which is never healthy for the smooth running of democratic governments.Agricultural waste management policiesAgricultural waste management policies Di tiDirective No.

36//CT-BNN dtddated FbFebruary 20, by Mi i tMinister of Agriculture and Rural development promulgating the plan on protecting the environment in agricultural sector, in which major missions are. Agriculture remains an important sector of the Egyptian economy. It contributes nearly one-eighth of the GDP, employs roughly one-fourth of the labour force, and provides the country—through agricultural exports—with an important part of its foreign sylvaindez.com rapid increase in Egypt’s population prompted an intensification of cultivation almost without parallel elsewhere.

Egypt - Toward agricultural competitiveness in the 21st century - an agricultural export-oriented strategy (English) Abstract. The report proposes key elements for an agricultural export-oriented strategy in Egypt, that would build on the achievements of the agricultural strategy during the s.

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Introduction The agricultural sector continues to play a crucial role for development, especially in low-income. Below is a summary on the use of Technology in agriculture: Use of machines on farms. Now a farmer can cultivate on more than 2 acres of land with less labor, and can cut costs even more when they are looking for a used tractor and other harvesting technology, versus new equipment.

The use of planters and harvesters makes the process so sylvaindez.com: Karehka Ramey.