publication . Conference object . 2008

Agro forestry systems and food security among smallholder farmers of the Brazilian Amazon: A strategy for environmental global crisis

Abreu, Dr. Santiago de Lucimar; Watanabe, Dr. Maria Aico;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
Abstract
The Amazon is known for its environmental importance for the climatic equilibrium, for its abundance and richness in biodiversity and its preservation is important to reduce global heating. Nevertheless, little research has analysed the possible positive role of the local farm population for environmental conservation. The paper investigates the possibility to conciliate the environmental conservation with the small farming expansion in the Amazon, to build agrobiodiversity, and at the same time improve food security. This social practice consequently would contribute to the reduction of deforestation and could thus falsify the old diagnosis of incriminating the...
Subjects
free text keywords: Food security, food quality and human health, Biodiversity and ecosystem services, Social aspects
Communities
Agricultural and Food Sciences
Socio-economic impact of digitalisation in rural areas
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