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3 Billion People Impacted by Lack of Farming Access to Capital

Some 450-500 Million Smallholders Farmers throughout the world, the largest percentage of whom are in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa are impacted by lack of access of capital. Report by author, Conor M. Savoy, estimates that 2-3 billion people live in households that depend on agriculture in some form for their livelihoods. Given that the average family size in sub-Saharan Africa is 5 or more individuals, the total number of people impacted is likely closer to 3 billion.

Source: Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)


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