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Is There a Future for Small-Scale Farms?

Mauro Sanhueza-Celsi

According to the International Fund for Agricultural Development (pdf), there are about 500 million smallholder farms in the world, and 2 million people currently rely on them for their livelihoods.

But small farms often struggle to raise money to expand and invest in new crops or technologies, especially in countries where land rights are weak...

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