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How does farming techniques and agriculture correlate with poverty and hunger in...

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urmyboo123 | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 5, 2009 at 10:00 AM via web

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How does farming techniques and agriculture correlate with poverty and hunger in Somali, Africa?

IT HAS TO BE ON SOMALI AFRICA
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marniesurvey | High School Teacher | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 13, 2009 at 11:12 AM (Answer #1)

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Much of agriculture in Somalia is traditional. Nomads follow livestock. Crops are grown where irrigation near rivers is available, therefore, only 1.6% of the land is used for farming. The commercial companies that use modern equiptment produce food for export, not to feed Somalians.

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