Agricultura familiar e segurança alimentar e nutricional: um estudo sobre a relação produção-consumo nos municípios de Toledo (PR) e Contagem (MG)

Irio Luiz Conti, Angelita Bazotti, Guilherme F. W. Radomsky
2015 Extensão Rural  
57 das relações entre produção e consumo de alimentos a partir do papel proativo dos atores sociais e do Estado. Palavras-chave: agricultura familiar; segurança alimentar e nutricional; produção; consumo; ruralidade. Abstract The article's aim is to enhance the debate about the potential of family farming to the strengthening of a production-consumption model that ensures food and nutritional security for the population. The research was based on a qualitative approach, including documents
more » ... ding documents analysis, participant observation and interviews. At first, we gather expert contributions about international context over agriculture and food and nutritional security and relate these to the emergence of family farming in Brazil and food production debate. Data from Brazilian Agricultural Census are analyzed and states that family farming, which covers 84,4% of rural units, is responsible for almost 80% of food production. Having only 24,3% of total amount of lands (ha), family farming produces 33,2% of general production holding 74,4% of occupied labor. We examine two situations (Toledo and Contagem municipalities) that show rural-urban articulation and reveal the reconfiguration of food production-consumption relationship through the active role of social actors and the State.
doi:10.5902/2318179611935 fatcat:mihbcpobsbdpfgoq7kz7w527wi