Empowering Farmers through Producer Organizations: Technologies to understand how Producer Organizations influence equitable farmer sustainability
Nearly one-seventh of the world’s population who depend on farming for their livelihoods are among the most vulnerable workers or families anywhere. On their own or in their communities, they have little leverage and suffer significant inequities. Yet when aided by producer organizations, with their expertise, access to markets and collective negotiating power, individual farmers stand a good chance to reduce the imbalances and general inequality they typically face.
Written by: Committee on Sustainability Assessment