Farmers who earn 600 euros a year will not go into organic farming because of the establishment of a better world. In the Philippines NGOs had a lot of sustainable and poverty goals and programmes towards farmers in the past, before these NGOs turned into Farmers organisations or now even cooperatives. This demands a shift in their thinking from organic as a public good into organic as a business model for farmers. You have to dare to do the math to convince farmers that organic business will be more profitable. Luckily, going into cooperatives will make this shift happen more naturally.Read more
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