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Physical factors affecting the intensity of Food Production (I)

Climate

Climate is the average condition of the atmosphere of a specific place over a long period of time, usually over 30 years. It affects the types of crops that can be grown. 412 more words

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Increased intensity of production of food crops

Intensification

Intensification refers to an increase in the productivity of a farm. The productivity of a farm is measured by the amount of crops produced compared with the amount of resources, such as land and labour, used to produce the food. 109 more words

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Social Impacts of Excessive Food Consumption

Food Wastage

Societies with excess food available for consumption may result in large amounts of food being wasted. Each year, consumers in DCs waste as much food as the entire amount of food available in Sub-Saharan Africa for local consumption, which is about 230 million tonnes, according to the FAO. 234 more words

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Economic Impacts of Excessive Food Consumption

Lower Productivity

The health impacts of obesity have resulted in more workers being absent from work and taking more days of leave due to obesity-related health issues, thus leading to lower productivity. 212 more words

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Health Impacts of Excess Food Consumption

Obesity and Related Illnesses

A person’s health can be negatively affected by excessive consumption of carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and proteins. Obesity is the condition of having excessive fat accumulation due to over-consumption of nutrients, to the extent that it may have a negative impact on health. 236 more words

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Political and Social Impacts of Inadequate Food Consumption

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Social Unrest

Social unrest is a political situation in which people protest or behave violently, often to communicate their unhappiness about a political system. For example, food prices in Mozambique increased by as much as 30 per cent in 2010. 197 more words

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Land of Seven Sisters – Nagaland – (Part 6)

Here are some interesting and hidden facts about Nagaland –

  • Nagaland – The Land of Naga Tribes. Sometimes also known as – Switzerland of East India.
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