National Geographic

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Risk and Reward for Organic and GM Farmers: A Tale of Two Villages

Here in India, sometimes it’s not the farm, but the forces behind it that make all the difference.

Uganda’s Household Farmers Become Organic Exporters

The market for organic food and drink is estimated at U.S.$50 billion and growing by IFOAM, the global organization of organic trade. While much of that product demand originates in wealthy developed nations, it creates opportunity for developing countries like Uganda to build a sustainable export business that protects natural resources while boosting the economy through the creation of long-term green jobs.