As Novas ruralidades e as recentes alternativas da agricultura familiar no município de Itapiranga (SC)


IBICT - Instituto Brasileiro de Informação em Ciência e Tecnologia




The new rurality is creating job opportunities and income in family farming in the municipality of Itapiranga/SC, which must be analyzed. Have been numerous initiatives in this direction, such as recreation sites, agro-ecological gardening, farming, forestry, fish and small agro-industries derived from cane sugar (molasses, brown sugar and "Schmier"), rural tourism, fairground fixed and street vendors (selling cakes, breads, cookies and various sweets), raising sheep, cattle, race horses and others, are potential which become markedly more exploited than a decade to here. Entrepreneurship based associations and cooperatives is a notable characteristic of the first Teutonic settlers Catholics, as survival in the former colony of Porto Novo. This spirit is ingrained in local culture to this day. Now, many capabilities that the territory are being exploited and provides a sustainable way. Learn about the changes and production in the territory are of fundamental importance to know the local reality. New technologies are used rationally to a cleaner environment and adding value to properties. What was a huge environmental problem, with appropriate technology, can generate more income and employment, with the transformation of bird and animal waste into organic fertilizer granules. It can be seen in the study, that family can be integrated with non-farm activities where the pluri-and multi-functionality make their space. New ruralities demonstrate a capacity to generate jobs, contributing to hereditary succession. Socially, they are important new rurality, for helping to contain the migratory flow that swept the territory in the 1990s. Economically, it is clear that small family farms in the municipality, are learning more and more to add value to their products. From the standpoint of health and eating habits, it can be seen in the city of Itapiranga/SC, increased intake of fish flesh, due to investments in fish farming. Public policies in the municipality of Itapiranga/SC, has concentrated efforts to assist and guide small farmers to produce sustainable ways. Schools and universities need to focus more efforts to explain to young people the opportunities and potential that the agricultural sector presents. The active presence of local cooperatives, demonstrate that the associations and cooperatives are important to the success of family farming and the advent of new rurality. Rural tourism is a potential that can further contribute to the sustainability and local development. It takes on family farms, preserve and give new meanings to the landscape and local culture. Thus, tourists are increasingly demanding that attempt to reconcile leisure, health and personal fulfillment, may contribute to generating more income and employment in family farming. Therefore needs to develop policies that are more effective and insightful to stimulate the small farmer. Not lack knowledge; missing more and more technical resources to a more constant along the small farmer.


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