UN: Only Small Farmers and Agroecology Can Feed the World

Small farmers are the key to feeding the world.

“There is a geographical and distributional imbalance in who is consuming and producing. Global agricultural policy needs to adjust. In the crowded and hot world of tomorrow, the challenge of how to protect the vulnerable is heightened”, Hilal Elver continued.“

That entails recognising women’s role in food production — from farmer, to housewife, to working mother, women are the world’s major food providers. It also means recognising small farmers, who are also the most vulnerable, and the most hungry.

Source: UN: Only Small Farmers and Agroecology Can Feed the World

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