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date: 23 October 2019

Agriculture, Small-Scale  

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Christopher CUMOChristopher CUMO

Small-scale farmers are at the heart of the effort to feed more of the world’s growing population. At the same time, they aim to conserve the environment and practice sustainable agriculture. In Africa and Eurasia, conservation agriculture, a diminution in the use of fossil fuels, the preservation of the soil, and the effort to minimize the use of chemicals and to protect biodiversity are all strategies for sustaining agriculture. ...

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