Is the global food industry investing in smallholders?

Sara Gustafson
International Food Policy Research Institute
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Blog, originally published on Food Security Portal, discussing how global and regional seed companies are working to support smallholder farmers to use improved seed varieties. Seeds that are more resistant to drought, heat, and pests tend to be better adapted to climate change. The Access to Seeds Index looks at what seed companies are doing in this respect in four regions: Latin America, western Africa, eastern Africa, and South Asia - to support smallholders.

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