” Many African smallholder farmers did not share in the ‘green revolution’ productivity gains driven by modern seeds and techniques, irrigation, and greater fertilizer use in Asia and Latin America in the 1960s. “


” In the ten years leading up to 2013, quinoa prices nearly tripled on the back of skyrocketing international demand for the latest ‘superfood’. The grain had traditionally been cultivated in the high Andean plateau, principally for household consumption. But as prices rose, farmers’ incentive to sell it as a cash crop grew. “


” Large companies everywhere tend to be more productive than small ones. But the gap in productivity is far wider in developing countries. “


” The tourism industry has considerable potential to be a sustainability role model in its role as a buyer of goods and other services, from building materials and green construction standards to farm produce. “


” Companies that operate across borders have the expertise SMEs need. Who better to help smallholder farmers navigate complex sustainability standards than the companies who demand – or set – them? “



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Many African smallholder farmers did not share in the
In the ten years leading up to 2013, quinoa prices nearly tripled on the back of skyrocketing international demand for the latest


Large companies everywhere tend to be more productive than small ones. But the gap in productivity is far wider in developing countries.
The tourism industry has considerable potential to be a sustainability role model in its role as a buyer of goods and other services, from building materials and green construction standards to farm produce.
Companies that operate across borders have the expertise SMEs need. Who better to help smallholder farmers navigate complex sustainability standards than the companies who demand - or set - them?
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