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Intern, Agriculture and Food Security Aldana Joel Canton
Aldana Joel Canton is an Agriculture Engineer pursuing a master’s degree in Public Policy at the University of Maryland. She has worked with smallholder farmers in the implementation of the Strategic Viticulture Plan 2020 in Argentina. She served as an intern on Chemonics’ Agriculture and Food Security Technical Team during the Summer of 2022.
by Aldana Joel Canton
COVID-19 and Russia’s war on Ukraine have severely disrupted global agricultural markets leading to severe food insecurity implications. The impact of these events demonstrates the importance of building the resilience of smallholder farming households and the market and food systems of which they are a part. Resilient households and local market systems can quickly adjust…