IFPRI to G20 Ministers of Agriculture: Smallholder Farmers Key to Achieving Food Security & Preventing Food Price Volatility

A smallholder farmer preparing orange sweet potato for market in Malawi.

When the Ministers of Agriculture from G20 countries meet on June 22-23 to develop an action plan to address food price volatility and its impact on the poor, they should focus on the role of smallholder farmers, who are the best bet for achieving global food security, alleviating poverty, and improving human wellbeing in developing countries.

Press Statement by IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan

G20 Ministers of Agriculture Must Focus on Smallholder Farmers to Achieve Food Security and Prevent Food Price Volatility
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