Hungry Planet Series (IFAD)

Hungry Planet - Episode 20 (Guatemala, Afghanistan…

17 January 2013

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Hungry Planet - Episode 20 (Guatemala, Afghanistan, Niger)

Production Date: 
17 Jan 2013

Video Length

00:11:55

Asset Language: 
English

Summary: 
In this episode of Hungry Planet, three reports on agricultural cooperatives, a key to food security.
Description: 
In Guatemala, farmers making a living from small plots of land struggle to produce bigger crops, become better connected to markets and earn more money. In Afghanistan, as foreign troops prepare to leave, an unexpected kind of peace building is taking place thanks to the rise in dairy cooperatives. In Southern Niger, agricultural cooperatives gain access to better seeds and better farming techniques to fight the region's severe droughts.
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