Resilience

Combatting Poverty and Hunger by Bringing together Agriculture and Social Protection

Combatting Poverty and Hunger by Bringing together Agriculture and Social Protection
Feb 2016

Despite recent progress, still today 1 billion people are poor and around 800 million are hungry. Extreme poverty is concentrated in rural areas, and the rural poor largely rely on agriculture. In sub-Saharan Africa 66% of the income of poor small family farmers comes from agriculture. The infographic shows the role of social protection and agriculture in combatting poverty and hunger

 

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