Making Small Farms More Sustainable – and Profitable
Smallholders are key to ensuring food security in low-and middle income countries. Check out the Harvard Business Review article on the Better Life Farming model to find out how we empowers smallholders to unlock their full potential and create better futures for them and their communities.
More than 2 billion people currently live on about 550 million small farms, with 40% of them on incomes of less than U.S. $2 per day. Despite high rates of poverty and malnutrition, these smallholders produce food for more than 50% of the population in low-and middle-income countries, and they have to be part of any solution for achieving the 50% higher food production required to feed the world’s projected 2050 population of nearly 10 billion people.
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