Small Scaled Farmers and the pastoralists are the backbones of animal agriculture. They play a pivotal role not only in producing quality food item but also conserving the genetic resources as well as nature for the next generations. Contrast to the factory farming small scaled farming and pastoralism do not use (up to their level best) pesticides and chemical fertilizers etc. They do not harm the nature by the blind use of inputs like energy and water. They are the custodians of the genes and nature.
Photo credit: Trees for the Future In Mbentinki, Senegal, women gather around to fill planting sacks for their new nursery. Desertification: Rooting out the Problem with Trees Article Post Written by Amanda Grossi, Trees Contributing Columnist More than 1.5 billion people in the world depend on degraded land, and about three quarters (74%) of […]