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Farmer Livelihood

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in |

For millions of families in the developing world, farming is not just an occupation; it is the sole means of survival. Smallholder farmers grow several crops on small plots of land to support their families and those in their local communities. In 2010, two billion people depended upon 500 million smallholder farmers to meet their food needs. They’re the largest farmer group in the world and key drivers of food security in developing countries. The trouble is that it’s tough for smallholder farmers to make a good living. The plant science industry is trying to change that with a...

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