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Building Farmers’ Resilience to the Fertilizer Crisis in Peru

Facing synthetic fertilizer shortages and price hikes due to the conflict in Ukraine, farmers in Peru are quickly turning to alternatives. Programs like CAFE can support alternative fertilizer adoption through supporting local businesses and stakeholders, encouraging reduction, not elimination, of fertilizer use; and presenting alternatives that benefit both farmers and the environment

Agriculture, Food Processing, Food Security
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Why Can’t Farmers Always Feed Their Own Families?

It seems simple – people who make their living growing food should have enough of it to feed themselves. But around the world, smallholder farmers are often disproportionately affected by hunger. Read on to discover four reasons behind this apparent paradox – and how you can help fight food insecurity alongside these farmers and their families.