subsistence level


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subsistence level

n
(Social Welfare) a standard of living barely adequate to support life
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subsistence level

nlivello minimo di vita
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The experts briefed the committee on latest practices of sustainable farming and stressed that Pakistan should move beyond the traditional subsistence level farming.
'There is also the need to be checking rising population to reduce household size; a society at subsistence level spends proportionately more on food.
Minimum subsistence level in Kyrgyzstan was 4,681 soms in Q1 decreasing by 4.2% year on year, according to official statistics.
We conclude: (1) the circuit court's maintenance award fails to satisfy the support and fairness objectives as it unfairly consigns Sayuri to live at a subsistence level while allowing Troy to continue living at his pre-divorce standard of living; (2) the court failed to adequately explain why it assigned certain debts to the parties in the property division without including their corresponding asset values; and (3) the record is unclear as to whether Troy incurred the challenged debts in violation of a temporary order.
But our reforms don't stop there, as you know, the head of state appointed a minimum pension in Azerbaijan in the amount of 160 manats, which is higher than the subsistence level, so this step will help us improve the lives of our pensioners."
Most farmers took into small stock at a subsistence level, but others developed interest to take it to a business level.
Nevertheless, like many 'orphan crops' (those currently grown only at a small-scale and/or a subsistence level), production of groundcherries on the scale required to make them a mainstream crop and an alternative food source has been hampered by the fruit's undesirable qualities (including early dropping of fruit) and lack of domestication, a process which can take decades or even centuries if done by selective breeding.
They had submitted that they were living below the subsistence level because they had not been given their salaries for the past 17 months.
They said that they were living below the subsistence level because they had not been given their salaries for the past 17 months.
Targeted productivity enhancement programs will be introduced for farmers and livestock owners below subsistence level and for increasing production of critical food items mainly in the remote areas of Pakistan.