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Can small-scale farmers feed the world? Students will learn about an organization called One Acre Fund that brings struggling farmers together to establish a market community and offers them a unique investment package.
Student handout, Student computers with Internet access
- Students will describe the state of agriculture and hunger in three east African countries.
- Students will describe the details of a business model.
- Students will describe the impact of new communication technology on rural markets.
- Students will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the approach and discuss if the model can be applied more globally.
Market community, insurance, loans, market access