Expanding the yield of small-scale agriculture is vital – not only to feed those in need, but to ensure global stability and preserve the environment. These were among the key messages that emerged during the 35th session of the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) that ended in Rome today. Click here to read the full report
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