Q. 44.4( 16 Votes )

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

Answer :

(i) Improved transportation systems: Improved transportation systems helped the foods to get deliver on time to the markets without and harm. Like faster railways, lighter wagons and larger ships helped move food for cheaply and quickly from faraway farms to final markets.


(ii) Refrigerated ships: The development of refrigerated ships enabled the transport of perishable foods over long distances. Animals were now slaughtered for food at the starting point and then transported to Europe as frozen meat. This reduced shipping costs and lowered meat prices in Europe. The poor in Europe could now add meat to their diet.


(iii) Social peace: Better living conditions and nutritious diet promoted social peace, within the country and support for imperialism abroad.


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