Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Photo of the Day: Small Farmers Are the Answer

December 26, 2012

History has shown us that dramatic declines in hunger and poverty have occurred when small farmers have been galvanized to meet food deficits. Small farmers’ productivity growth made the world’s most populous countries, China and India, self-sufficient in food and conquered the specter of famine. Small farms are the best pathway for preventing future food crises.

Small farmers can solve the food crisis

 
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