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L'économie du potager en Biélorussie et en Russie

Abstract : Two models of keeping a vegetable garden, a widespread activity among city-dwellers in the post-Soviet world, can be discerned. Characterized by a low (or negative) return on investment, the “counterhandicap” model is underlaid by a rationale of improving the quality of the food consumed, whereas the “entrepreneurial” model makes it possible to earn a real income. Fieldwork and statistics serve to place gardening in the perspective of household economics and to qualify its contribution to “survival”.
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Ronan Hervouet. L'économie du potager en Biélorussie et en Russie. Etudes rurales, Paris: Éditions de l'École pratique des hautes études, 2006, Territoire rural : pratiques et représentations, pp.25-42. ⟨10.4000/etudesrurales.8258⟩. ⟨halshs-03054371⟩

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