Studies show financial success for organic farmers in Africa

June 5, 2015

The majority of cases examined in this study reported improvements to the financial capital base as one of their successes. Of these cases, 87% showed increase in farmer and household incomes as a result of becoming organic, which contributed to reducing poverty levels and increasing regional food security.

Hine, R., J. Pretty, and S. Twarog. "Organic Agriculture and Food Security in Africa." UNEP-UNCTAD Capacity-building Task Force on Trade, Environment and Development (2008): n. pag. Print.

 

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