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Small Scale Farmers

Small Scale Farming: Simple, Successful, Sustainable

Jayaseelan Naidoo | Posted 08.12.2013 | Good News
Jayaseelan Naidoo

On a recent visit to Japan, I was struck by the remarkable success of smallholder farming. I left the country convinced that subsistence farming can eradicate Africa's hunger crisis.

Small-Scale Irrigation On The Rise In Drought-Hit Countries

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2012 | Green

* S. Asia, Africa vulnerable to climate, food prices * Small-scale irrigation could boost crop yields 75-275 pct * Bette...

The Naandi Model: A Solution to Global Hunger?

Jayaseelan Naidoo | Posted 10.01.2012 | Impact
Jayaseelan Naidoo

We need people to have livelihoods that give them the human dignity of labor. I have seen the Naandi model produce proud farmers who are entrepreneurial and have the skills of any commercial farmer. We have to co-create that sense of ownership of our future again.

Investing In Women Farmers May Significantly Decrease World Hunger

Seema Jalan | Posted 08.28.2012 | Impact
Seema Jalan

The crisis in the Sahel has gone on for far too long, with far too little coverage from media around the world. This means that women and their families have been suffering silently while the situation continues to worsen.

The Unanswered Questions Surrounding the U.S.-Colombia FTA

Kelly Nicholls | Posted 08.22.2011 | World
Kelly Nicholls

Bowing to pressure, the Obama administration is pushing the FTA forward with little consideration of its potential impacts on marginalized and impoverished sectors of Colombian society.