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Household incomes in Cuban agriculture

Carmen Diana Deere

Household incomes in Cuban agriculture

a comparison of the state, cooperative, and peasant sectors

by Carmen Diana Deere

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Published by Institute of Social Studies in The Hague .
Written in English


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StatementCarmen DianaDeere...[et al.].
SeriesWorking paper series / Institute of Social Studies -- no.143
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Open LibraryOL19718735M

Mean (or Average) household income is a point estimate and it is calculated by dividing the estimated total house-hold income in a domain by the estimated number of households in the same domain. Median household income is the amount that divides the household income Missing: Cuban agriculture. Cuba is the recognized leader of urban agriculture.5 As Koont highlights, the Cuban National Group for Urban Agriculture defines urban agriculture as the production of food within the urban and peri-urban perimeter, using intensive methods, paying attention to the human-crop-animal-environment interrelationships, and taking advantage of the.

Annual Income and Poverty Rates. The incomes of Mexican Americans—by far the largest group of Latinos—are very low. Their median annual household income ranges from $30, (in dollars) for the immigrant generation to about $40, for those who were born in the United States (see Table ).In each generation they rank lower than the other Hispanic national-origin groups except for.   Any production above and beyond the contracted quantity may be sold in farmers’ markets at free market prices. These small farmers have been the most productive sector in Cuban agriculture, outperforming both agricultural cooperatives (CPAs) and UBPCs. CCS farmers also have higher incomes than members of other cooperatives.

The Dominican Republic was for most of its history primarily an exporter of sugar, coffee, and tobacco, but over the last three decades the economy has become more diversified as the service sector has overtaken agriculture as the economy's largest employer, due to growth in construction, tourism, and free trade zones. Book Description. In recent years, developed countries have formulated public policies in agriculture ranging from supporting rural life and farm income to promoting sustainability of food and fibre production. Public Policy in Agriculture: Impact on Labor Supply and Household Income addresses the lack of empirical research in this area. It.


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Household incomes in Cuban agriculture by Carmen Diana Deere Download PDF EPUB FB2

It is shown that since the revolution household income levels in the agricultural sector have improved dramatically, while regional differences have been ameliorated considerably.

Households in the private sector of Cuban agriculture have fared the by: Household incomes in Cuban agriculture: a comparison of the state, cooperative, and peasant sectors Author: Carmen Diana Deere ; Institute of Social Studies (Netherlands).

This article presents the results of a household income survey of the three main groups in Cuban agriculture: wage workers on state farms, members of production co-operatives, and peasant producers.

It is shown that since the revolution. Household Incomes in Cuban Agriculture: A Comparison of the State, Co‐operative, and Peasant Sectors Article (PDF Available) in Development and Change 26(2) - April with 47 Reads.

Deere, C.D. Household incomes in Cuban agriculture: a comparison of the state, cooperative, and peasant Working Paper Series / General Series (Vol. Cited by: Title: Household incomes in Cuban agriculture: a comparison of the state, cooperative, and peasant sectors: Published in: ISS Working Paper Series / General Series,1 - Downloadable.

This article presents the results of a household income survey of the three main groups in Cuban agriculture: wage workers on state farms, members of production co‐operatives, and peasant producers.

It is shown that since the revolution household income levels in the agricultural sector have improved dramatically, while regional differences have been ameliorated. Household incomes in Cuban agriculture: a comparison of the state, cooperative, and peasant sectors.

Seminar on income statistics for the agricultural household sector. A report on TIAH statistics had just been published (4) and covered, for the first time, all 15 Member States.

A revised Manual of Methodology had been issued (3). Developments were taking place in related data sources that needed to be acknowledged, such as a review by the OECD. Agriculture in Cuba has played an important part in the economy for several hundred years.

Today, it contributes less than 10% to the gross domestic product (GDP), but it employs about 20% of the working population. About 30% of the country's land is used for crop cultivation. Cuba has an enormous potential when it comes to agriculture. René Dumont, a well-known French agronomist, once said, “with proper management, Cuba could adequately feed five times its current population.” As it stands, Cuba can’t even feed its own population.

The ration book is the poster image of the failure of the Cuban regime to feed its people adequately even during the period of the Soviet subsidies. It also illustrates the destruction of the Cuban agriculture by the regime. One fact I will always remember: it took Castro only two years to halve the rice production in Cuba.

The economy of Cuba is a largely planned economy dominated by state-run government of Cuba owns and operates most industries and most of the labor force is employed by the state. Following the fall of the Soviet Union inthe ruling Communist Party of Cuba encouraged the formation of worker co-operatives and r, greater private property and free Country group: Upper-middle income economy.

Wages in Cuba increased to CUP/Month in from CUP/Month in Wages in Cuba averaged CUP/Month from untilreaching an all time high of CUP/Month in and a record low of CUP/Month in This page provides - Cuba Wages- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Every Cuban family registers with a local supply store, where they can use a libreta or ration book. This typically provides about 10kg (22lb) of rice, 6kg of white sugar, 2kg of brown sugar, Another recent consumer study by the Boston Consulting Group found that about half the Cuban population lives with a median household income of $ to $ a year.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Farm household incomes in most OECD countries reach, on average, levels that are close to those in the rest of society, although there are wide disparities by farm size, type and region and a higher incidence of low income among farm households.

Isbel Díaz Torres. A different viewpoint. Photo: Juan Suarez. HAVANA TIMES — The “Mean Salary in Figures” report forpublished by Cuba’s National Statistics and Information Bureau (ONEI) this past June, reveals that the current average salary of Cubans is pesos (CUP) a month.

For this reason, it supported the creation of the Department for Urban Agriculture at the Ministry of Agriculture in and of the National Group for Urban and Sub-urban Agriculture (GNAU) in [vi] The GNAU coordinates and promotes the development of sustainable urban agriculture in Cuba and was charged with encouraging the recycling of.

Cuba The Human Capital Index (HCI) database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the Human Capital Index as well as for the overall index, disaggregated by gender. The index measures the amount of human capital that a child born today can expect to attain by given the risks of poor health and poor education.Such purchases represent a relatively high proportion of the total monthly income of the average Cuban household.

This serves to highlight what may be the quintessential enigma of Cuba's agricultural economy: how is it that food supplies in the MAs, which are supposed to be "surplus" production (i.e., production in excess of quota obligations.Cuba - Cuba - Agriculture, forestry, and fishing: Arable land covers nearly one-third of Cuba.

The soil is highly fertile, allowing up to two crops per year, but the highly variable nature of annual precipitation has historically plagued agriculture. Subterranean waters are important for irrigation.

A small but increasing share of crops is produced on private land or by cooperatives that are.