Is Canada still leading on global food security?

Investing in small-scale agriculture has spin-off benefits for family health, the environment and the economy.

UN Photo: Marco Dormino
Two women grind rice outside a water pump station in Timbuktu, Mali in December 2013.
Jim Cornelius
Published: Wednesday, 03/25/2015 12:00 am EDT

One of the best ways that Canada can have a development impact on the lives of poor people is to invest in small-scale farmers. Agriculture contributes to economic growth, to more nutritious food, good health and to bettering the lives of women and children.

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