According to the World Bank, 70% of the global poor live in rural areas, and most of them rely on agriculture for their livelihoods.
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Smallholder farmers live off their land. They depend on the strength of their agricultural systems, using their land to grow food to feed their families while harvest surpluses are sold in markets for supplemental income.
Wazia Chawala is a lead farmer and demonstration plot owner in the Kililo district of the Iringa region of Tanzania. As a single mother of 7 children, Wazia relies on her agricultural produce to feed her family and as her primary source of income.
Lustia Nkhoma is a role model for women and girls in Malawi, and a leader in agricultural development.