Small farmers are key to easing poverty - G8 advised

Note that this is true everywhere but in the United States and Canada, where only large farmers get loans, grants and subsidies... small farms in North America are considered (by the government) to be more of a nuisance than a blessing.

Of course I'm sure the tune with change once these countries are "developed".

Small farmers can be a driving force in cutting hunger and poverty worldwide. This was the key message to G8 leaders from an international gathering of leading development specialists this week.

(link) [EurekAlert!]

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