The Mantaro Valley in central Peru is home to more than half a million people whose livelihoods depend on agricultural activities. Most vegetables and grains consumed in Lima are produced in the valley through rain-fed small-scale agriculture.
About 75% of the Latin American population now lives in urban areas. Since 1986 urban poverty has been on the increase and there are more urban than rural poor, a trend that is already affecting food security and availability.
Scaling-up Sustainable Aquaculture Development in Sri Lanka : final technical report (15 july 2013 - 15 september 2014)
Positive outcomes for small-scale shrimp farmers were significant with increased production yields per acre from an average of 740 kilograms in 2010 and 832 kilograms in 2013 to an average of 932 kilograms in 2014, a 26 percent increase over 5 yeaPublished dateSunday, November 2, 2014 - 04:00