Why Is Family Farming Better for the Environment?

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While family farming differs greatly across regions – for instance in Europe 60 percent of the largest family farms span over 100 plus hectares compared to very modest land holdings of less than one hectare in developing regions – they play important part in the transition towards sustainable development [2]. Why are small family farms important for the environment and sustainable future? This inheritance represents decades of successful work of previous generations.

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