Smallholder agriculture's contribution to better nutrition

Smallholder agriculture's contribution to better nutrition

26 April 2013

As the UK prepares to host a high-level ‘Hunger Summit’ alongside the G8 summit, this new report from the Hunger Alliance says helping women grow more food in their back gardens could transform lives. It calls for greater support for all small farmers.

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4.5 million villagers improved their food security and nutrition status in Bangladesh by adopting home gardens that required few inputs and smallscale livestock rearing combined with women’s leadership, education in nutrition, clean water and sanitation, and improved maternal and child health.

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Smallholder agriculture's contribution to better nutrition

As the UK prepares to host a high-level ‘Hunger Summit’ alongside the G8 summit, this new report from the Hunger Alliance says helping women grow more food in their back gardens could transform lives. It calls for greater support for all small farmers.