How can private sector investment help support the smallholder farmers who feed the world? In this commentary, TechnoServe's Simon Winter argues that investments benefit not only the farmers, but also the companies that rely on a stable supply of agricultural products, creating true shared value.

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  • Simon Winter

    Simon Winter is the senior vice president of development at TechnoServe, where he leads and manages strategy and strategic planning, knowledge management, thought leadership and program development. He is currently a senior fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School, where he is researching how we can change the global food system so that it feeds a growing population and benefits farmers in the face of climate change.