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Associate Lark Walters
Lark Walters is an associate in Chemonics’ East and Southern Africa Division and a member of the Agriculture and Food Security Practice.
by Lark Walters
Climate-Smart Agriculture Means Changing Policies, Not Just Changing Techniques
By 2030, global food producers will need to feed an estimated 8.3 billion people, reflecting an increase of about 1 billion from the world’s population in 2015. Nearly one-third of the world’s current population, or approximately 2.5 billion people, depend on agriculture for their livelihood. However, increasingly frequent severe weather events caused by climate change…
A Day in the Life of Grace: Food Security and Nutrition in a Rapidly Urbanizing Africa
It’s 7:30 p.m. on a typical Tuesday evening in Kampala, Uganda, and Grace Kagawa is rushing to her small home in the Bwaise slum. After an 11-hour day working as a street sweeper downtown, and with little time and space to prepare the evening meal in her single-room home, the options for nourishing her two…