Politics of Poverty

Feed the Future in Tanzania: What about the smallholder farmers? #Storify

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Pictured are members of a cooperative of rice farmers in the Shinyanga region of Tanzania. The group is 1) constructing dams to harvest rainwater and combat the impacts of climate change, 2) taking collective action against price-fixing traders who until now, have controlled how much farmers can receive for their rice, and 3) raising awareness on the need for women's land rights to be recognized and upheld. Photo: Mora McLagan / Oxfam

How inclusive and sustainable is the US government’s global food security initiative in Tanzania?

Dr. Emmanuel Tumusiime, Agriculture Researcher at Oxfam America and co-author of Co-author of “Sustainable and Inclusive Investments in Agriculture:Lessons on the Feed the Future Initiative in Tanzania,” shares his study at Interaction in Washington DC.

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