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