As the Committee on World Food Security meets this week in Rome, USAID's Tim Fella discusses how securing land rights for smallholder farmers is an essential part of creating the right enabling environment for agricultural investment — which in turn leads to sustainable food security. A guest opinion.

The views in this opinion piece do not necessarily reflect Devex's editorial views.

About the author

  • Tim Fella

    Tim Fella is senior land tenure and conflict adviser for USAID's Land Tenure and Resource Management Office, which offers assistance to its development partners in assessing and designing programs to secure land tenure and property rights.