Farmers track - Farmers of the future: How can business ensure the sustained viability of smallholders as a business model?

Clock icon 13:30 - 13:30
  • Are price pressures inevitably creating an unsustainable model for smallholder farmers? 
  • Should business intervene in the economics of smallholder farming? What’s their role? 
  • What’s worked for business to get beyond pilot programs and impact the livelihoods of farmers at scale? 
  • What role do co-operatives play in a future economically sustainable model? 
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Laurence Ruffieux

Philip Morris International

Director Operations Sustainability

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Jamie Barsimantov



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Michael Gidney



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