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.

Jan 12

Agriculture: The Heart of Haiti

Agriculture is the heart and soul of Haiti. We are a nation of farmers, with an estimated more than two million smallholder farms throughout Haiti. The most important development over the last five years has been the growing understanding and support for the role of the smallholder farmer as a cornerstone of the economy.

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.

Four Questions About Climate Smart Agriculture in Malawi

Apr 23, 2014
Adapting to the negative impacts of climate change is a pressing challenge for anyone engaged in the agricultural sector. Smallholder farmers are particularly vulnerable to these changes such as erratic weather patterns, increased water shortages, shorter growing seasons, and changes in plant and animals diseases and agricultural pests.