Monday, May 15, 2017

Higher income for small farmers in Africa

Over 70 per cent of poor people in sub-Saharan Africa depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. For that reason, measures to help small farmers to achieve higher incomes are particular important for economic development in Africa.

The Farmer Business Schools (FBS) aim to teach farmers business skills. Since 2010, over 800,000 small farmers in Africa have undergone training in a broad range of business topics, including financial management, loans, saving, and the food industry. Read More