How GM, Mars and Timberland are cultivating smallholder farmers

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How GM, Mars and Timberland are cultivating smallholder farmers

Thriving agricultural communities are critical for the long-term for these companies. Plus, three tips for managing programs that combine the 'head' with the 'heart'

Last month, a local cooperative of native farmers harvested Haiti's first crop of cotton in almost three decades. That's even more remarkable when you consider the fiber was once its fourth-largest agricultural...

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