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Farmers are the ones ploughing money into agriculture

Guardian: New data compiled for the Food and Agriculture Organisation's State of Food and Agriculture report, published on Thursday, shows that farmers are, by far, the greatest source of investment in agriculture. Farmers in low- and middle-income countries invest more than $170bn (£105bn) a year in their farms – about $150 (£93) a farmer. This is three times as much as all other sources of investment combined, four times more than the public sector's contribution and more than 50 times the size of official...