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Marcus Bleasdale

Farming out of Poverty

23 August - 06 October, 2013

World-renowned photojournalist, Marcus Bleasdale, spent a month traveling in Africa and Latin America to highlight the high impact solutions of One Acre Fund, Root Capital, COMACO – Community Markets for Conservation, and KickStart.


In developing countries, smallholder farmers, most of whom are women, know misery. They toil in a time warp, living and working essentially as their forebears did a century ago. With tired seeds, meager soil nutrition, primitive storage facilities, wretched roads, and no capital or credit, they harvest less than one-quarter the yields of Western farmers.

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