• Rural Migration and the Changing Face of Agriculture

    4 days ago - By Food Tank

    Between 2000 and 2017, the total number of international migrants increased from 173 million to 258 million , and as many as 25 million are refugees who left their countries to escape conflicts and other crises.
    According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization 's 2018 State of Food and Agriculture report, however, most migration isn't a crisis-it's a product of, and a solution for, persistent inequalities. As some societies get richer while others get poorer, people move to access better opportunities for themselves and their families.
    “The FAO's mandate is closely linked to...
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