Are Small Farms Better?
News Source: Springer Nature
March 26, 2021
“It is an important question to examine — more than 80% of the world’s farmers are smallholders and they constitute a large portion of the world’s poor and vulnerable populations.” – Dr. Navin Ramankutty
Dr. Navin Ramankutty, CSFS Associate and Canada Research Chair in Global Environmental Change and Food Security, blogged about his paper on the environmental and social outcomes of small farms. From the study conducted, it is shown that smaller farms have both higher yields and biodiversity.