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Leonilde dos Santos Rosa ; Maria Marly de Lourdes Silva Santos ;Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems 2015, 18 (1)

Author: Thiago Almeida Vieira

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Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems E-ISSN: 1870-0462 ccastro@uady.mx Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán México Almeida Vieira, Thiago; dos Santos Rosa, Leonilde; Silva Santos, Maria Marly de Lourdes WELLBEING OF SMALLHOLDERS MAINTAINING HOMEGARDENS: A CASE STUDY OF RURAL COMMUNITIES IN THE EASTERN AMAZON Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, vol.
18, núm.
1, enero-abril, 2015, pp.
1-10 Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán Mérida, Yucatán, México Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=93938025001 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 18 (2015): 1-10 WELLBEING OF SMALLHOLDERS MAINTAINING HOMEGARDENS: A CASE STUDY OF RURAL COMMUNITIES IN THE EASTERN AMAZON [BIENESTAR DE PEQUEÑOS PRODUCTORES CON HUERTOS FAMILIARES: ESTUDIO DE CASO EN COMUNIDADES RURALES DEL ESTE DEL AMAZONIA] Thiago Almeida Vieira1*, Leonilde dos Santos Rosa2, Maria Marly de Lourdes Silva Santos3 1 D.Sc.
in Agrarian Science, Universidade Federal do Oeste do Pará, Brazil. E-mail: thiago.vieira@ufopa.edu.br 2 D.Sc.
in Sustainable Development in Humid Tropic, Universidade Federal Rural da Amazônia, Brazil.
E-mail:leonilders@yahoo.com.br 3 D.Sc.
in Agronomy, Universidade Federal Rural da Amazônia, Brazil. E-mail: maria.marly@ufra.edu.br * Corresponding author SUMMARY RESUMEN The purpose of this study was to investigate the life quality of subsistence farmers in the municipality of Bonito, Pará, Brazil, by analyzing their objective and subjective well-being.
Semi-structured interviews were used to collect socioeconomic and life satisfaction data, which were evaluated by tools of descriptive statistics and multivariate data analysis. The interviewed farmers have a low educational level and ...





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