Jakob Skoet

Jakob Skoet has coordinated the preparation of several editions of The State of Food and Agriculture since joining FAO in 1991. He was the lead author and coordinator of the 2014 report on innovation in family farming.

By Jakob Skoet


The Global Distribution of Smallholder and Family Farms

The terms "smallholder farm" and "family farm" are often used interchangeably, but technically refer to different dimensions of agriculture. Getting better clarity on the basic composition of the world's farms is challenging, but critical.