If We Want To Achieve The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, We Need To Start Increasing Farmers’ Incomes

November 27, 2020 EcoVadis ‏‏‎


Agricultural development plays a pivotal role in addressing global poverty. Roughly 80% of the world’s poorest people—close to 650 million—live in rural areas in developing countries and rely largely on farming to make a living. This continues to hold true even in an era of greater urbanization and employment growth in non-agricultural sectors.  In other words, we cannot address global poverty without addressing farmers’ incomes.


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