The Economic Effect of Urbanization to Sustainable Food Production and Development

Okoli, Ifeanyi Emmanuel and Okoro, Chineme Blessing and Adekitan, Rasheed Akanfe (2016) The Economic Effect of Urbanization to Sustainable Food Production and Development. International Journal of Scholarly Research, 11 (1). pp. 50-62.

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In this study, effort w ere made to address issues that are r elated to the problems, causes, effects, challenges, practice and solutions to the future management as it concerns man an d his environment and hi s economic system, health security as well as food through Agriculture and its related sectors .Urbanization has been underpinned by the rapid growth in the world economy and in the proportion of gross world product and of workers in Agricultural an d service enterprises. Globally, Agriculture has met the demands from this rapidly growing urban population, including food that is more energy‐, land‐, water‐ and greenhouse gas emission‐intensive. However, urbanization has been the problem of the world today e specially in Anambra Stat e it has take its stand through the regional development which was enhance d by Evolution of Agricultural Technologies, coupled with migration population movement of the people, which contributed grossly to the problem facing foo and Agriculture in the state. These has been found as the major causes of food scarcity, disease, hunger and other related environmental hazards across the state. Furthermore, there is need for a legend attention to be given as to arrest its havoc and by so doing, create a good system of equitable redistribution of technological method to Agricultural sector, provide funding to all the sectors and to check mate the raising hazard which Urbanization Constitutes in our environment today.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Faculty of Management and Social Sciences
Depositing User: mrs chioma hannah
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2019 12:13
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2019 22:09

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