Give two examples from history to show the impact of technology on food availability.

Q.4:- Give two examples from history to show the impact of technology on food availability.

 

Answer:-

Examples of impact of technology on food availability

(i) The technique of cold storage and use of refrigerated ships boosted the export of perishable goods without fear of loss. Meat exported from America could be sent to areas where meat was scarce.
(ii) Faster railways, larger ships and lighter wagons enabled cheaper and quicker movement of perishable foodstuffs from faraway farms to their final markets.