What Interventions Small and Marginal Farmers Need?
Agriculture sector throughout the world is experiencing rapid technological advancements in its attempt to meet ever rising food requirement. Modern farming now requires use of sophisticated seeds, fertilizers, pesticides and mechanised instruments increasing the capital requirement in farming operations. As a result small hold farmers are often unable to upgrade their farming systems due to […]
New Trends in Agriculture: Micro Finance Focus on Poverty Part 1
In this video Renée Chao-Beroff, Director, Microfinance Department, CIDR; General Manager, Pamiga tells that agricultural microfinance has developed despite the challenges that it faces. She explains the rise in demand for agriculture products especially in the emerging markets and how the rural population are mitigating risks through diversifying their produce. She adds that new actors, […]