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WHY INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS SHOULD SWITCH THEIR FINANCIAL AID FROM INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE TO SMALL-SCALE FARMING

Based on official 1999 statistics, 92% of Russia’s potatoes, 77% of its vegetables, 87% of fruits, 59.4% of meat, and 49.2% of milk were produced by 35 million families (105 people, 71% of the country’s population). Each of these families cultivated a dacha (a subsidiary plot) making up 8 million hectares of land total.

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Russians Proving That Small-Scale, Organic Gardening Can Feed the World

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