UN agency works to transform agriculture as Ukraine war hits smallholder farmers in Africa
NewsApril 05, 2022
/ By: Ann Danaiya Usher
The UN’s agriculture agency IFAD says spiking fertilizer prices on top of record-high energy costs triggered by the war in Ukraine are hitting smallholder farmers hard. The agency urges donors not to lose sight of the longer-term goal of transforming agriculture systems to make them more climate friendly and less dependent on synthetic fertilizer.
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