Roger Thurow: Smallholder farmers are the engine of poverty reduction

For too long, the international community has neglected the instrumental role smallholder farmers can play in providing food and reducing poverty in the developing world. That’s according to Roger Thurow, a senior fellow on global agriculture and food policy at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs in this video interview for Feeding Development. Now, Thurow said, the development community is waking up to these farmers’ potential.

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