Farmers: The Key to Ending Global Hunger

December 1, 2012

This essay explores global hunger and malnutrition and makes the point that small-scale farmers, most with less than five acres of land and little or no animal or mechanical power, bear most of the responsibility for feeding people in developing countries. Enabling small-scale farmers, especially women,  to increase their productivity is essential to reducing hunger. Includes a section of "Myths and Realities" about U.S. foreign assistance.

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