Get A Rice Village Saga: Three Decades of Green Revolution in PDF

  • admin
  • February 17, 2018
  • Earth Sciences
  • Comments Off on Get A Rice Village Saga: Three Decades of Green Revolution in PDF

By Yujiro Hayami, Masao Kikuchi

ISBN-10: 0230599184

ISBN-13: 9780230599185

ISBN-10: 0389210234

ISBN-13: 9780389210238

ISBN-10: 1349405906

ISBN-13: 9781349405909

ISBN-10: 9712201295

ISBN-13: 9789712201295

This precise case learn explores the dramatic fiscal and social alterations that the rice belt of Laguna Province has skilled within the final quarter-century. in addition to significant advances in rice expertise, expanding inhabitants strain, land reform courses, turning out to be infrastructure, and concrete fiscal actions have speeded up the velocity of swap. using a special facts set equipped from a number of surveys from 1966 to 1997 in a customary Laguna village, the authors illustrate a trend of socioeconomic improvement shared via irrigated rice components all through Asia.

Show description

Read or Download A Rice Village Saga: Three Decades of Green Revolution in the Philippines PDF

Similar earth sciences books

Volcanology of Saba and St. Eustatius, Northern Lesser - download pdf or read online

The rise within the variety of earthquakes and within the temperature of the new springs that happened among 1995 and 1997 at the islands of Saba and St. Eustatius, situated within the Northern Lesser Antilles, was once greater than an insignificant fluke in subterranean task: a delicate volcano-seismic difficulty had produced an elevated warmth circulate.

Introductory Mathematics for Earth Scientists by Xin-She Yang PDF

Any quantitative paintings in earth sciences calls for mathematical research. Many mathematical equipment are necessary to the modeling and research of the geological, geophysical, and environmental tactics largely studied in earth sciences. This publication offers an advent to the elemental arithmetic that every one earth scientists desire.

Download e-book for iPad: Antarctica: Global Science from a Frozen Continent by David W. H. Walton

Antarctica is the coldest and driest continent in the world - a spot for experience and a key region for worldwide technological know-how. examine carried out there has obtained expanding foreign awareness because of matters over destruction of the ozone layer and the matter of worldwide warming and melting ice cabinets. This dramatically illustrated new publication brings jointly a world crew of major Antarctic scientists to provide an explanation for why the Antarctic is so significant to knowing the background and strength destiny of our planet.

Additional info for A Rice Village Saga: Three Decades of Green Revolution in the Philippines

Example text

Chapter 3 traces demographic changes in East Laguna Village and parallel changes in the characteristics of population and households, such as occupation, education and family size. A special focus is placed on the process by which strong population pressure on limited land has interacted with new rice technology and land reform to result in a major change in the village’s class structure in terms of relative shares of farmers’ and landless agricultural labourers’ households. Chapter 4 documents major changes in land tenure systems in East Laguna Village corresponding to the implementation of land reform programmes.

The seed received by the captain and council members in the villages were sown, and subsequently grew into plants with sharplypointed leaves that were almost half the height of traditional varieties. At harvest, the villagers were struck by their high yield – nearly twice that 32 A Rice Village Saga of traditional plants. Harvested paddy of the new variety was given to other villagers in exchange for the ordinary rice they grew. A more permanent channel of diffusion was on-farm demonstration experiments conducted by a Pila branch of the Bureau of Agricultural Extension.

His observation was consistent with ours in the past, though Catholic belief has seemed to be gaining power among villagers in recent years (Chapter 2). 12 A Rice Village Saga Some have argued that barrio fiesta can be regarded as a Catholic dressing on the ceremony of animism praying to a native spirit for a good crop (Gorospe, 1966; Takahashi, 1972, p. 138). Indeed, the practice of charms, spells and taboos based on animism is rampant in the village. In the adaptation of pre-Christian customs and practices to Christianity, Philippine villages may not be so different from those in other regions of the world, including Europe.

Download PDF sample

A Rice Village Saga: Three Decades of Green Revolution in the Philippines by Yujiro Hayami, Masao Kikuchi

by Joseph

Rated 4.48 of 5 – based on 7 votes