Input to HLPE consultation on the V0 draft of the Report: Investing in smallholder agriculture for food and nutrition security
From The Royal Norwegian Society for Development (Norges Vel), and The Development Fund (Utviklingsfondet), Norway.
The document on Investing in smallholder agriculture for food and nutrition security is extremely timely and a precious contribution to the current approaches. It brings invaluable ideas, concepts and definitions which will greatly contribute to the work of those working in this field.
The paper should be improved: The document does not focus enough on investing per se and is too general in too many domains related to smallholder agriculture. Because of this the document looses power. Most of the recommendations are not for investing but for everything related to SMALLHOLDER agriculture.
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Constraints to Smallholder Investments - A consultation by the HLPE to set the track of its study
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High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE)
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