Agriculture economic development – World bank startling statistics

  • Farming provides jobs for 1.3 billion people globally which is about 19% of the world’s population.


  • In underdeveloped countries Agriculture employs more people than any other industry.


  • Women provides an average of 43 percent of the agricultural labour force in developing countries.


  • In most underdeveloped parts of the world reliance is based on agriculture for a big portion of GDP.


  • The global value of Agriculture adds up to $2.4 trillion.

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