FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean



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The Regional Technical Platform for Family Farming promotes institutional and technical innovations that strengthen family farmers and small-scale producers around the world. 

The purpose of the platform is to: 

Mobilize existing knowledge, experiences and best practices from around the world.

Foster dialogue, learning and collaboration between a variety of partners both within and outside FAO.



Sessions for Exchange of Experiences and Knowledge on Family Farming

Family Farming in Numbers

In Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Peru there are a total of 8.3 million Agricultural Production Units managed by family farmers, which represent 77.2% of the total number of production units in these countries. 



Family Farming Plans


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