Commercial agriculture is responsible for at least 30% of deforestation in Asia, but the world needs agriculture to feed a growing population. Most farmers in East and Southeast Asia work on a small scale and stay poor. But farming as a business has enormous potential to generate income for people living in rural areas if it’s done responsibly, sustainably, and at scale.
The story of climate change is often a story of disappointment and despair. But what if the future is not so bleak?