Posts by Tarini Mohan
Eliminating hidden hunger is not easy, but with resources in the right place, with governments, donors and civil society working together and with the right policies developed, BRAC believes it can introduce poor children in developing countries to a nutritious vegetable – the orange-fleshed sweet potato – they will come to favor.
Although many organizations working in international development make grandiose claims of their programs’ ability to empower women, with few tools available to actually measure empowerment, it is hard to tell if these claims are based on fact. The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index is one way to ensure that they are.
Markets don't address the needs of smallholder farmers. To remain competitive, these farmers will have to join forces with other smallholders and the external community will need to assist them by encouraging and enabling the formation of farmers' organizations.