For smallholder farmers, the adoption of SRI can mean improved incomes, improved food security, resilience to climate change, improved health and wellbeing, improved gender equality, empowerment for women and indigenous groups and greater biodiversity.
This translates into a methodology that can contribute to achieving at least 7 of the global aims outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by 194 countries in 2015.
Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services
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By 2020, ensure the conservation, restoration and sustainable use of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and their services, in particular forests, wetlands, mountains and drylands, in line with obligations under international agreements