Clearing the hurdles for smallholder farmers in developing countries

Over one billion people go to bed hungry every day, most of them children. There is a double dividend to helping vulnerable farmers.

Tony Breuer
Published: Wednesday, 06/13/2012 12:00 am EDT

Smallholder farmers hold the key to reducing poverty in developing countries. According to the World Bank, 75 per cent of the world's poor live in rural areas, and most depend on farming to survive.

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