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Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform
The global food value chain initiative for sustainable agriculture
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Agricultural performance and profitability are closely linked to the well-being of farmers and rural communities. Poor social conditions and poverty can hinder farmers in delivering their inputs and exercising their skills. The question to be answered is: how to build attractive farming livelihoods and vibrant, adaptive rural communities, empowering them and increasing their self-reliance?

Sustainable agriculture includes the objectives of:

  • Improving social relations between farmers and rural communities.
  • Enhancing empowerment (e.g. by providing facilities to build a strong rural social infrastructure).
  • Alleviate rural communities poverty.
  • Ensuring and possibly creating employment