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Food and nutrition security and role of smallholder farms - challenges and opportunities

Enhancing smallholders’ production capacities and their economic and social resilience may have a positive impact on food security and nutrition at different levels. Given the importance of smallholder farms, strategies to increase productivity in agriculture are essential to improve food and nutrition security, as is food diversity. Finally, synergies and trade-offs between economic, environmental and social objectives and outcomes are analysed through an overview of the methods and tools used to assess food security on small farms at household level.

Food and nutrition security and role of smallholder farms - challenges and opportunities - Workshop proceedings

Author:
European Commission
Year:
2016

3rd International Conference on Global Food Security: Global Challenges, Local Solutions and Connected Pathways In association with the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security and the Universities of Pretoria and the Western Cape. The five core conference themes reflect an integrated approach to…

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