Photo Credit: Hailey Tucker / One Acre Fund
Friday
Mar 25
2016

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.
Wednesday
Apr 22
2015

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.

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.