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Agricultural stagnation under population pressure

the case of Bangladesh

by Alia Ahmad

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Published by Vikas in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bangladesh.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural population -- Bangladesh.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Bangladesh.,
    • Agriculture and state -- Bangladesh.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlia Ahmad.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB2520.6.A3 A39 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 249 p. ;
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3008433M
      ISBN 100706925777
      LC Control Number84902023

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ahmad, Alia. Agricultural stagnation under population pressure. New Delhi: Vikas, © (OCoLC) Population pressure, the environment and agricultural intensification: variations on the Boserup hypothesis (English) Abstract.

The interaction between population growth, the environment, and agricultural intensification raises the most compelling and most controversial issues currently facing developing countries.

Start your review of The Conditions of Agricultural Growth: The Economics of Agrarian Change Under Population Pressure Write a review ☺ rated it really liked it4/5. The Conditions of Agricultural Growth: The Economics of Agrarin Change under Population Pressure [Boserup, Ester, Abernethy, Virginia Deane, Kaldor, Nicholas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Conditions of Agricultural Growth: The Economics of Agrarin Change under Population PressureFormat: Paperback. Conditions of Agricultural Growth: The Economics of Agrarian Change under Population Pressure Reviewed by Giovanni Federico (Department of Modern History, University of Pisa).

Deane, Phyllis and W. Cole British Economic Growth, Agricultural stagnation under population pressure book and Structure Reviewed by Knick Harley (Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario).

(1) to analyse the trends in agricultural growth in the country as a whole and in different States during the period to with a view to bringing out the main ingredients of past experience; and (2) to examine some of the current explanatory hypotheses relating.

Boserup, E, (), The conditions of agricultural growth: the economics of agrarian change under population pressure, London: Allen and Unwin.

Boserup, E. (), Population and technological change: a study in long-term trends, Oxford: Blackwell. Rapid population growth is the principal exogenous factor which has stimulated the increase in environmental degradation, contributing to agricultural stagnation relative to population size.

This is because population growth has been such that Africans have been unable to adapt their traditional agricultural land-use and wood-use practices fast Cited by: 1. Project Significant Works in Economic History. Ester Boserup, The Conditions of Agricultural Growth: The Economics of Agrarian Change under PopulationG.

Allen and Unwin, ; Chicago: Aldine, pp. Review Essay by Giovanni Federico, Department of Modern History, University of Pisa. Population Growth, Climate Change and Pressure on the Land Page Introduction 1 Guiding Research Questions 1 a.

Agricultural Innovations 1 b. Climate Change and Assessments 1 c. Pressure on Water Resources 2 d. Pressures on Land 2 e. Population and Migration 2 f. Gender 3 Agricultural Innovation 3. Partition of the Country.

Partition of the country in also adversely affected India’s agricultural production. The rich food producing areas of West Punjab and Sindh went to Pakistan. It created food crisis in the country.

Also, the whole of fertile. This book sets out to investigate the process of agrarian change from new angles and with new results. It starts on firm ground rather than from abstract economic theory. Upon its initial appearance, it was heralded as "a small masterpiece, which economic historians should read--and not simply quote"--Giovanni Frederico, Economic History Services.

The Conditions of Agricultural Growth remains a breakthrough in the theory of agricultural development. In linking ethnography with economy, developmental studies reached new heights. Whereas "development" had been seen previously as the transformation of traditional communities by the introduction (or imposition) of new technologies, Ester Author: Ester Boserup.

In view of the importance of land on food supply, the effect of population changes on agricultural development has attracted much attention recently. However, the impacts of population pressure may be different in different contexts, depending on the nature of.

ELSEVIER Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 55 () Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment Population pressure, environmental constraints and agricultural change in Bangladesh: examples from three agroecosystems 1 Abu Muhammad Shajaat Ali Department of Social Sciences, The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler TXUSA Accepted 20 June Abstract This study has Cited by: country’s population lived mostly in villages and derived livelihood directly or indirectly from agriculture.

However, despite being the occupation of such a large population, the agricultural sector continued to experience Fig. India’s agricultural stagnation under the British colonial rule Box Agriculture During Pre-British IndiaFile Size: KB.

To keep pace with population growth it is estimated that in the next 40 years food production must equal the amount produced over the l years, and it. Agricultural stagnation under population pressure: the case of Bangladesh.

ISBN LC viii, pp. Vikas Publishing House Pvt: New Delhi, India. Distributed by Advent Books, New York, N.Y. In Eng. "This book analyses the process of stagnation in the peasant economy of Bangladesh under heavy population pressure.

When it first appeared inThe Conditions of Agricultural Growth heralded a breakthrough in the theory of agricultural development. Whereas 'development' had previously been seen as the transformation of traditional communities by the introduction (or imposition) of new technologies, Ester Boserup argued that changes and improvements occur from within agricultural communities, and that /5(3).

It is to be noted here that under extreme population pressure and severe environmental constraints, Bangladesh agriculture had once stagnated in the s (Ahmad,Ali, ). However, further population growth during – induced farmers to intensify agriculture via technological change which included multiple cultivation of HYV Cited by:.

as the ratio of population density over the stock of wild food resources to answer this question. – We demonstrate that the significant changes of the population pressure are only temporary and have asymmetric effects on hunter-gatherers’ behaviors. Food shortages increase population pressure but do not trigger the shift to Size: KB.Author(s): Ahmad,A Title(s): Agricultural stagnation under population pressure: the case of Bangladesh/ A.

Ahmad. Country of Publication: India Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vikas Publishing House Pvt, The relationship between rapid population growth and the capacity of our earth has been a matter of controversies for a long time and would continue so in the future. This article is crucial in providing theoretical discourses given by both Multhusians and Boserupians and shows whether the current rural population growth and access to farmland coincides with either Malthusians' or Boserupians.