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Smallholder Productivity


Three-quarters of the world’s poorest live in rural areas.

The majority rely on agriculture as their primary income and food source. Secure access to capital, land, technologies and other assets can lead to sustained food security and income generation – as well as contributing to long-term rural livelihoods.
The aim is to move beyond subsistence farming and enable greater financial stability, but not at the expense of the environment. We advance innovations that address these issues not beneficiary by beneficiary but system wide.


Aug 10 - 16, 2015
May 4 - 10, 2015
Apr 27 - May 3, 2015
Apr 20 - 26, 2015

“Can you believe that we have to spend an endless amount of time, arguing that food is the proper treatment for malnutrition?”

Paul Farmer

Apr 13 - 19, 2015
Apr 6 - 12, 2015
Mar 23 - 29, 2015
Mar 16 - 22, 2015

“The key opportunity for the bottom billion is not that these people are consumers, it's that they're producers! Astoundingly unproductive producers ... and that's the opportunity and the challenge.”

Paul Collier

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