80% – 140% Income Growth : It’s Possible for Smallholder Farmers

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016

80% – 140%  Income Growth : It’s Possible for Smallholder Farmers

“Farmers can increase their net yearly incomes by 80-140 percent when they have access to productivity-enhancing technologies such as improved seeds, micro-irrigation systems or improved cow breeds. A recent study by consulting firm Hystra showed that significant gains can be made to improve the productivity of smallholder farmers.” (Next Billion blog)  The report, “Smallholder Farmers and Business: 15 Pioneering Collaborations for Improved Productivity and Sustainability” compares practices and points the way to real impact. This is good news because these are some of the things our Hope Innovation Farms initiative will focus on.

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