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Sustainability in agriculture and food production and its teaching implications

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Agricultural Sustainability2

The global crisis of food sustainability2




End Statement4

Sweden: A Successful Case Study of Sustainable Agriculture4


Current Agriculture Status of Sweden5

Style of Farming and Agriculture5

Onset of the Crisis5

Research and Development6

Development of Alternative Technologies6

End result7

Role of educationalist in developing food growth concept in children7

Teaching methods8

Deductive method8


Activity methods9

Method of expertise9

Individual working method9

Selection of teaching material9

The content of the lesson10

The size of the group10

The age and class of the students10

The group needs10

The physical availability of facilities11


Sustainability in agriculture and food production and its teaching implications

"A farmer should live as though he were going to die tomorrow; But he should farm as though he were going to live forever" East Anglian proverb, in George Ewart Evans, 1966


This research is based on the sustainability in agriculture and food production. In this study, we try to explore the concept of sustainability in a holistic context. The main focus of the research is on development, and maintenance of the food production to meet the requirements of the world, and its relation with strategies of the sustaining policies. The research also analyzes many aspects of technologies and new inventions regarding the maintenance of the agricultural land, water, soil and other factors which are responsible for the effective production and growth of food. It further tries to gauge its effect on environment as most of the time, organizations and groups' does not take account of hazardous consequences of implanting sustaining techniques. Finally, the research describes various factors which are responsible, for Evolution of food production.

This research is further associated with the concept of teaching evolution of food and agriculture in a descriptive framework. The secondary spotlight of this research is on Teaching Evolution, and the role of education in influencing food choices s well as children's understanding of where food comes. Its also measures its relation with “learning about the food and agriculture and making children aware about the growth and benefits of sustaining food management. This research also analyzes many aspects of “teaching methodology” and tries to gauge its effect on “learning”. Finally, the research describes various factors which are responsible for “Production”, and tries to describe the overall effect of “Teaching Evolution” on “learning”.

Agricultural Sustainability

According to the definition of Oxford English Dictionary, sustainability is the continuous growth of anything and the need for the continuous development of everything. It is basically the capacity to enduring something for long term or forever. For human beings, it is the long term maintenance of well being and welfare. In relation to sustainability, the development of sustainable things is actually the pattern for the use of resource in an efficient manner without eroding the impact of that thing in the future (Marc, 1989).

Sustainability is only possible through proper measures and securities. The preservation of natural resilience is the only way for security and sustainability of food production and agriculture. The definition has served the number of aspects, like economic, political ad social. It has also referred the great emphasize on ...
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