“Half of the world’s poorest people have something in common: they’re small farmers. In this eye-opening talk, activist Andrew Youn shows how his group, One Acre Fund, is helping these farmers lift themselves out of poverty by delivering to them life-sustaining farm services that are already in use all over the world. Enter this talk believing we’ll never be able to solve hunger and extreme poverty, and leave it with a new understanding of the scale of the world’s biggest problems.”

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3 Reasons Why We Can Win the Fight Against Poverty — 1 Comment

  1. They need to switch to organic/natural farming. Chemical fertilizers provide a short term boost but gradually kills the soil food web (the living organisms in the soil). Look it up — Standard University estimates there are 1.8 million square miles of depleted and abandoned farmland. Degraded farmland, typically due to industrial farming practices, is highly prone to soil erosion. Half of the topsoil in the US has already washed away in just the last 50 years.

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