Sharpening the definition of small-scale producers (2019)


To sharpen the definition of small-scale farmer in highly labour intensive products and reassess the values of maximum land size for selected less labour intensive products.


  • Collect data on production and land size for all relevant products in all relevant regions/ countries
  • Collect data from auditors regarding the SPO definition and applicable land size
  • Collect general data of regional averages and national definitions
  • Analyse all relevant data
  • Make a recommendation to the SC on indicators for highly labour intensive products and values for maximum land size