smallholder farmers

smallholder farmers

Marjory at the community hall holding millet, Zimbabwe

Our Seeds: Lessons from the drought

Farmer seed systems and community seed banks provide an important safety net for cash-strapped, vulnerable people. They also help small-scale farmers manage climate risk. Supporting them is an adaptation opportunity that is currently being missed.

Sugar Rush

This paper sets out how one crop – sugar – has been driving large-scale land acquisitions and land conflicts at the expense of small-scale food producers and their families.

Overcoming the Barriers

Farmers in Southern Africa are experiencing changes to their climate that are different in magnitude to what they have experienced in the past.

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