small-scale farming

Katharina Molitor, Boris Braun: How Do Smallholders Cope with Food Price Changes? Insights from a Qualitative Case Study in North-Western Bangladesh, pp. 227-243

Small-scale producers of agricultural goods are becoming more and more involved in global commodity chains. Increasing and more volatile food prices are major chal­­lenges for smallholders who play a key role in achieving food security in many countries of the Global South but at the same time suffer from food insecurity them­selves. Paradoxically, small-scale producers cannot fully benefit from increasing food prices as the global food price crisis 2007/08 showed.

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