Forget The Propaganda From Big Agritech, The Key To Reducing Poverty And Ensuring Food Security Lies With Small Farmers
Small farms produce most of the world's food
Todhunter, Colin http://www.countercurrents.org/todhunter300514.htm
Date Written: 30/05/2014
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX16314
A new review carried out by the organization GRAIN reveals that small farms produce most of the worlds food. However, they are currently squeezed onto less than a quarter of the worlds farmland. The world is fast losing farms and farmers through the concentration of land into the hands of the rich and powerful. If we do nothing to reverse this trend, the world will lose its capacity to feed itself.