Opinion: How Rising Food Prices Can Bring About the End of Poverty

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The world’s 450 million tiny farms (under two hectares) should be producing much of our food, but instead, they tend to produce grinding misery. Until very recently, this problem was the domain of charity and aid: The rural poor were seen as victims and kept away from the brink of starvation by drip-feeding outside assistance.

Source: The Globe and Mail (link opens in a new window)

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Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, Environment
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farmers, poverty alleviation, social entrepreneurship, sustainability