Analysis: Six ways to take the bite out of Bangladesh food price hikes
“In rural areas, homestead gardening and small animal production can help to make people less vulnerable to price shock,” said Damien Joud of Action Against Hunger (ACF).
HKI trains farmers, mostly female, on agricultural methods that help boost their yield and income while saving water and soil resources. It also provides improved seeds and animal breeds.
Household food production is part of the organization’s response to global food price volatility, as laid out in a position paperupdated in June 2011.
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