200 million Chinese smallholders produce 20% of food in the world


"China has close to 200 million smallholdings; they cover only 10 percent of the agricultural land that is globally available, and they produce 20 percent of all food in the world"

High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition, "Investing in Smallholder Agriculture for Food Security." (FAO:Rome, June 2013), 12, http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/hlpe/hlpe_documents/HLPE_Reports/HLPE-Report-6_Investing_in_smallholder_agriculture.pdf

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