World Rainforest Movement

Hungry for land: small farmers feed the world with less than a quarter of all farmland

hambrientosSmall farmers and indigenous organizations around the world are confronting a deep reduction of the world’s farmland and the processes of displacement from the fields. Even though a significant amount of experts keep claiming that the biggest part of the land is still in the hands of farmers and indigenous, this study shows that over 90% of the farmers around the world control less than a quarter of the world’s agricultural land.