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Organic Farming and Market Development in Europe and the European Union

Willer, Helga; Schaack, Diana and Lernoud, Julia (2017) Organic Farming and Market Development in Europe and the European Union. [Biologischer Landbau und Entwicklung des Biomarktes in Europa und der Europäischen Union.] In: The World of Organic Agriculture - Statistics and Emerging Trends 2017. FiBL and IFOAM - Organics International, Frick and Bonn, pp. 206-243.

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Summary

This chapter is an update for some of the data presented in the article “Growth trends in European organic food and farming” (Willer et al. 2016) written by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), the Agriculture Market Information Company (AMI), and IFOAM EU, and published by IFOAM EU and FiBL in the volume “Organic in
Europe, 2016”. Therefore, the structure of this chapter is different from the other regional statistics chapters in this book.
The article focuses on Europe and on the 28 member states of the European Union (EU), and it shows some trends of the EU-13 and the EU-15 countries. The EU-13 countries are those that became members of the European Union in or after May 2004. The EU-15 countries are member countries of the European Union prior to the accession of ten candidate countries on May 1, 2004. Furthermore, the article informs about trends in the EU Candidate and Potential Candidate countries (CPC: Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia (FYROM), Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey), and the members of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA: Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland) as well as other European countries: Belarus, Moldova, Russian Federation, and Ukraine.


EPrint Type:Book chapter
Keywords:Europe, European Union, Statistics, organic agriculture, organic markets
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
EnglishOrganic agriculturehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_15911
EnglishEuropehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2724
EnglishEuropean Unionhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_34779
Englishstatisticshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_49978
Subjects: Knowledge management > Research methodology and philosophy > Specific methods > Surveys and statistics
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > European Union
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > Europe
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Statistics & Country Info > Europe
Related Links:http://www.organic-world.net/yearbook/yearbook-2017.html, http://www.organic-europe.net
Deposited By: Willer, Dr. Helga
ID Code:31187
Deposited On:12 Feb 2017 17:40
Last Modified:12 Apr 2017 11:53
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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