This Law, consisting of 9 articles, establishes the State Policy on Sustainable Rural Development of Family Farming. The objectives of this State Policy are: to establish the actions and instruments of the Public Power to promote, regulate, control and evaluate activities responding to the needs of...
Brazil (Mato Grosso)
Despite the central position occupied by smallholder agriculture in the current development debate, a general and operational definition of smallholders still does not exist. The question “what is a small farm?” keeps receiving different answers depending on the context in which is posed. Alternative ways of defining smallholders reflect heterogeneous...
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations