Harnessing the potential of family farming in India and China uri icon

abstract

  • Ninety per cent of the world?s farmers are indeveloping countries and 85 per cent of farmsworldwide are less than 2 hectares. Presently,family farming feeds up to 80 per cent of the populationin Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, and supports the livelihoodsof up to 2.5 billion people. Small family farmswill play a vital role in achieving food security for 9billion people by 2050 as world agricultural productionwill have to increase by 70 per cent

publication date

  • 2014