Agriculture is a source of livelihoods for an estimated 2.5 billion people globally. It provides jobs for 1.3 billion smallholders and landless workers. Thus, it has enormous potential to reduce rural poverty.
Yet agribusinesses are usually built around a small number of large-scale suppliers ignoring that 85% of the world’s farms are managed by small-scale producers. Smallholders are often excluded from modern agribusiness channels due to a lack of access to services, high…Continue
Posted on November 16, 2012 at 0:14 — 1 Comment