Tagged: small farmers
Martha Mwasu Waziri was chosen as Tanzania's Mama Shujaa wa Chakula 2012 (Female Food Hero). She won 10 million Tanzanian Shillings ($6,325) to buy farming equipment of her choice.
With 60 percent of Haitians relying on farming to feed their families, a revitalized agriculture sector in Haiti is absolutely crucial to long-term growth.
International agency Oxfam today welcomed the announcement by the UN Secretary General to create a global Zero Hunger Challenge to eliminate hunger and ensure that everyone everywhere has enough to eat while living within the earth’s limits.
On the eve of the G8 Summit, international agency Oxfam called on world leaders heading to Camp David to make predictable, measureable funding and policy commitments that will help 50 million people lift themselves out of poverty through sustainable, small-scale agriculture by 2015.