cultivable cultivable

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In Rwanda, there is an increasing consensus that Africa's other recent genocide is at least partly understood as a contest between too many people on too little cultivable land.
  2. As the food crisis deepens, more and more cultivable land is being used to grow plants for the production of 'ecological', non-oil based fuels.
  3. At the same time, the world's available cultivable land per person is declining.

Quotes

  1. "Diversion of cultivable land for producing bio-fuels is compounding the problem," Singh said.
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Hindu

  2. "We could not have parted with the cultivable land for the project, there are other industries too demanding land in Uttrakhand. We have to keep them in mind too," Khanduri stated after laying the foundation stone for a state guest house of...
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: BC Khanduri Source: Times Now.tv

  3. Obasanjo said "my delegation and I were particularly impressed with the fact that, virtually, every cultivable land in the state had been utilised for growing one crop or the other. What you need now is to pay attention to ensuring availability of...
    on Sep 1, 2005 By: Olusegun Obasanjo Source: AllAfrica.com

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