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Full Length Research Paper Semi-subsistence farms in Portugal

  title={Full Length Research Paper Semi-subsistence farms in Portugal},
  author={Maria Jos{\'e} Palma Lampreia Dos-Santos and Rui Pedro Barreiro and Jos{\'e} Manuel Teixeira Pereira and Am{\'e}lia Cristina Ferreira-da-Silva},
This paper aims to analyze the farm structure in Portugal, the main reasons that explain the duality of the agrarian system between the Southern and Northern regions of the country, and the potential consequences on agricultural development. Besides the farm structure in Portugal as a recurrent issue on the Portuguese literature, the concept of semi-subsistence farms in Portugal was never recognized. This paper tries to overcome this gap on the literature. The methodology used was a univariate… 

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