How do we address the many development issues affecting smallholder farmers in the semi-arid tropics? Defining development pathways is a participatory and dynamic process, from analyzing the situation with the farmers and various development stakeholders to drawing up and implementing development actions to get the right impact for smallholders.
1 out of 3 - Poor live in the drylands
850 million - People undernourished or nearly 15 % of the global population
About 1 out of 5 - Children under five in the developing world is underweight
1 out of 7- People in the world are threatened by further desertification