Farming in a crisis - the case of smallholder farms
A Talk by Veronica Baleni (Managing Director, Bhukukla Farming Co-op Ltd)
About this Talk
The disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown have reduced income streams for smallholder farms. With government restrictions on trade, mobility, travel and social distancing, farmers are unable to carry out fundamental agricultural activities or to access markets. The struggles of smallholder farmers to adapt has given rise to suffering as well as innovation from necessity, resulting in changes that may last into the future beyond the pandemic.<hr>
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