CRS’s Farmer to Farmer program director, Bruce White, was recently interviewed by the University of Illinois about the Farmer to Farmer program approach.
The Farmer-to-Farmer Program connects American farmers, agribusinessmen and others with knowledge in different agricultural fields with farmers and communities in developing countries around the world. The program is funded by the United States Agency for International Development and has been implemented in more than 80 countries since its inception, according to the agency’s website.
“We have a very diverse agricultural sector in this country, and there are innovations popping up all over the place,” White said, “And what a great way to take some of those innovations, take some of those experiences and share them with our programming overseas and with the communities that we work with.”
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