Terri Raney

Terri Raney is the Editor-in-Chief of The State of Food and Agriculture. She has provided overall leadership for the preparation of ten editions of the report on themes ranging from biotechnology to gender in agriculture. Before joining FAO in 1998, she was an economist with the US Department of Agriculture.

By Terri Raney


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.