Powering up smallholder farmers

As part of Fairtrade Fortnight, CAFOD have published a report which highlights five ways that smallholder farmers can be empowered.  The third way highlights the need for access to timely and affordable credit, which is the aspiration behind our Micro Loan scheme.

Powering up Smallholder Farmers to Make Food Fair

foodFairfocuses on the 500 million women and men who produce 70 per cent of the world’s food but who make up half the world’s hungry people. The report says that even when smallholder farmers are producing cash crops at the sharp end of lucrative international supply chains, the global food system still fails them.

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