Photo Credit: Hailey Tucker / One Acre Fund
Mar 25

3 Ways to Catalyze Smallholder Agribusiness

Smallholder farmers account for a majority of rural employment, food production, and export earnings in many emerging economies, yet often these farmers face limits on their access to high-yield farming practices, markets, and finance. Here are three projects that aim to increase yields and outcomes for smallholder farmers.
Apr 22

Getting to the Root: Enriching the Land to Enrich Livelihoods

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.

How Farmers Are Benefiting From Carbon Credits in Nine Photos

Apr 25, 2014
Smallholder farmers in Malawi are increasingly threatened by environmental changes, deforestation, and poor land management which lead to diminishing economic opportunities. The Clinton Development Initiative established the Trees of Hope project in 2007 to address these negative effects of climate change and improve the livelihoods of rural farmers in the Dowa and Neno districts of Malawi.