Small farmers are the future of global food security

Smallholder farmers have become the most important piece of the global agricultural system. (Photo credit: Joshua Newton).[/caption]

Small farmers feed close to 80 percent of the total population in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa and support the livelihoods of nearly 2 billion people worldwide.
Smallholder farmers have become the most important piece of the global agricultural system. Small farmers feed close to 80 percent of the total population in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa and support the livelihoods of nearly 2 billion people worldwide.

Small farmers feed close to 80 percent of the total population in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa and support the livelihoods of nearly 2 billion people worldwide.

Veggies.Company | Veggies Blog

Linking small-scale & commercial farmers with retail & corporate vegetables buyers via our local, cloud-based trade and information platform. Applying smart solutions to Connect-The-Dots between .. Source: Veggies.Company | Veggies …

Biomass.Company | Biomass Blog

Disruptions with a Difference: Connecting (small-scale) farmers with local buyers of biomass! Applying smart solutions to Connect-The-Dots between sellers and buyers of biomass. At ConnectingTheDots .. Source: Biomass.Company | Biomass …

Making fertiliser out of thin air

A practical, natural solution is being developed, using a bacteria (isolated from sugarcane) to fix nitrogen to the roots of plants.

US biobased Economy Growth: $24billion/year (+ 200,000 new jobs)

Since we reported on the 2015 report, the biobased industry now contributes 4.2 million jobs and $393 billion to US economy. Each job in the US bioeconomy adds 1.76 jobs in adjacent sectors. In Africa, we can expect an even higher job creation rate (See: GreenEnergyPark™ biorefinery).