CriticalPast is an archive of historic footage. The vintage footage in this video has been uploaded for research purposes, and is presented in unedited form. Some viewers may find some scenes or audio in this archival material to be unsettling or distressing. CriticalPast makes this media available for researchers and documentarians, and does not endorse or condone any behavior or message, implied or explicit, that is seen or heard in this video. Link to order this clip: http://www.criticalpast.com/video/656… Historic Stock Footage Archival and Vintage Video Clips in HD. Wheat crop being harvested with combine harvesters pulled by horses in Washington, United States. Wheat being harvested in Washington, United States. A wheat field as farmers harvest the crop with combine harvesters. Horses pull the harvesters . The crop being harvested. It is filled in sacks and being sealed. The sacks of wheat lying on a field. Location: Washington State United States. Date: July 26, 1943.
CriticalPast is an archive of historic footage. The vintage footage in this video has been uploaded for research purposes, and is presented in unedited form. Some viewers may find some scenes or audio in this archival material to be unsettling or distressing. CriticalPast makes this media available for researchers and documentarians, and does not endorse or condone any behavior or message, implied or explicit, that is seen or heard in this video.
There is widespread concern about the potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Africa’s agricultural and food systems. 1 This should certainly be a priority for leaders across the public, private, and development sectors: some 650–670 million people in Africa, roughly half of the population, already face food insecurity. Of those, more than 250 million people are considered to be severely food insecure. 2
Agriculture is also one of Africa’s most important economic sectors, making up 23 percent of the continent’s GDP. In sub-Saharan Africa, it provides work for nearly 60 percent of the economically active population. 3 Africa’s exports of food and agricultural products are worth between $35 billion and $40 billion a year, and some $8 billion a year flows through intra-regional trade in these products (Exhibit 1). In addition, Africa’s food and agricultural imports amount to between $45 billion and $50 billion a year—along with $6 billion a year in imports of agricultural inputs.
Farming on the Palouse in 1938, using a horse-drawn combine. Filmed by Leonard Young for Washington State University. This silent film was digitized and uploaded at Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University from a film held in the WSU Libraries (Pullman, Washington).
After a consequential week in America that saw policy changes, continued protests, and the burial of George Floyd, the president compared himself to Abraham Lincoln and questioned the motives of protesters taking to America’s streets. Aired on 6/12/2020.
Welcome to Transition Studies. To prosper for very much longer on the changing Earth humankind will need to move beyond its current fossil-fueled civilization toward one that is sustained on recycled materials and renewable energy. This is not a trivial shift. It will require a major transition in all aspects of our lives.
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