Agriculture around the World

Authors

  • Matthew N. O. Sadiku Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX USA
  • Uwakwe C. Chukwu Department of Engineering Technology, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC, USA
  • Janet O. Sadiku Juliana King University, Houston, TX, USA

Keywords:

agriculture, world, nations, global agriculture, agriculture around the world

Abstract

Agriculture is an integral part of the world’s economy. It is one of the most powerful weapons to fight poverty and boost shared prosperity. It is the primary source of employment, income, and food, meeting the basic needs of people all over the world. Increases in agricultural production are key to ending hunger, as well as economic and social development. Today, large amounts of food are traded internationally, making diets across the world much more diverse. Some nations go beyond the domestic markets to explore more of exports and cater to an international consumer base. This paper explores the practice of agriculture in some nations.

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Published

2024-01-28

How to Cite

Matthew N. O. Sadiku, Uwakwe C. Chukwu, & Janet O. Sadiku. (2024). Agriculture around the World. World Journal of Agriculture and Urbanization, 3(1), 28–35. Retrieved from https://wjau.academicjournal.io/index.php/main/article/view/143

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