Reaching the Poor: A Call to Action
Investment in smallholder agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa

Farm-Africa

ABSTRACT

This report focuses on investing in smallholder agriculture as the key pathway out of poverty for the millions of impoverished rural communities across Africa. Challenging governments and donor organisations to respond, the report sets out conditions for successful agricultural growth and makes a series of tangible audience-specific recommendations to set in place a positive process of change.

The complete version of this document is available in PDF format (31 pp; 317 Kb) at this link:

ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/nonfao/LEAD/X6177e/X6177e00.pdf