land-poor


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land-poor

Owning a large amount of land that is unprofitable and being without the means to maintain it or capitalize on its fertility. My fool of a husband used our savings to buy a big plot of land out west, and we've been land-poor for the last 10 years as a result.
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This stemmed in large part from USAID's refusal to acknowledge the important role that poppy cultivation plays in helping land-poor farmers access the means of subsistence.
It's not surprising that when the referendum on the Constitution took place, it was more the jobless urban masses than the land-poor rural masses who came out to vote.
How could the government justify to the land-poor Mexican peasantry preserving Mennonite society at the same time that it was confiscating the property of the Catholic Church?
The land-poor households gained during that year from the relief and employment support programme undertaken by the government after the flood [Hossain and Akash (1993)].
The dry-litter system they use is adapted from the deep litter system practiced in environmentally sensitive, land-poor Netherlands, Japan, and Taiwan.
A land-poor owner had an important investment but was economically precarious for lack of asset diversity.
His boss explains his land-poor plight in a chapter-long narrative that is illustrative of the dialogue throughout the book.
While the findings do generally support the latter's expectations of the emergence of greater social and class stratification and gender marginalization, together with the creation of a pool of land-poor waged labour in the wake of mechanization, in fact the situation is rather more complex.
With its vast agricultural potential, but limited financial resources, Pakistan could be the perfect partner for the cash-rich and land-poor UAE.
Besides for a land-poor country like the Philippines, we do not have that luxury.
It postulated that proto-industry developed in rural areas where at least a portion of the population was so land-poor that it would move easily into low-paying cottage production in order to survive, in other words, that it was the poorer classes who became the rural weavers.
LAX is one of the most constrained, land-poor airports in the United States,'' said Assistant General Manager Jerald Lee in a report to the commission.
Results show that the welfare cost of production risk is significant, it is higher for land-poor households, and its significant part is attributable to green fodder price risk.
Many of the killings arose out of tribal feuds or land quarrels in a country that is desperately land-poor.
The Greens of Las Vegas planned to ultimately develop six, 18-hole natural grass putting courses on approximately 23 acres one mile from the southern part of the Las Vegas Strip and expand its business plan to other high-density tourist cities and land-poor countries.