Re-imagining Farmers as Knowledge Entrepreneurs
August 7, 2013 Editor 0
“Unsustainable agricultural practices and poor land management around the world are decreasing the nutritional content of crops and threatening our ability to produce food,” writes Kristie Wang. Given the current status quo, we need to use smarter agricultural practices that not only feed the growing population but can cycle nutrients back into soil. Naturally, we should to turn our focus back to those who are closest to the soil – the farmers.
Marzena Zukowska, Media Manager and Strategist at Ashoka Changemakers, sat down with three thought leaders working in the realm of environmental and agricultural innovation to dig deeper into how we can reverse current trends in food production.
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