The South African supermarket chain Pick n Pay opened this store in Lusaka, Zambia, two years ago. Local small-scale farmers can prosper by supplying stores like these. But if supermarkets bypass them in favor of cheaper and more reliable imports, their livelihoods can be threatened.Gretchen L. Wilson/Homelands Productions Supermarket chains are jockeying to serve millions […]
Supermarkets could be a ticket out of poverty for millions of poor farmers. But there’s a lot of work to do first.