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The World of Organic Agriculture. Statistics and Emerging Trends 2019

Willer, Helga and Lernoud, Julia (Eds.) (2019) The World of Organic Agriculture. Statistics and Emerging Trends 2019. 20 edition. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL and IFOAM Organics International, Frick and Bonn.

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Summary

Organic agriculture is practiced in 181 countries, and 69.8 million hectares of agricultural land are managed organically by approximately 2.9 Million farmers. The global sales of organic food and drink reached 97 billion US Dollars in 2017, according to Ecovia Intelligence.
The 20th edition of The World of Organic Agriculture, published by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture(FiBL) and IFOAM – Organics International, provides a comprehensive review of recent developments in global organic agriculture.
It includes contributions from representatives of the organic sector around the world and presents detailed organic farming statistics that cover the area under organic management, specific information about land use in
organic systems, the number of farms and other operator types, and selected market data.
The book also contains information about the global market for organic food, Information on standards and regulations, organic policy, and insights into current and emerging trends in organic agriculture in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Mediterranean, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, and Oceania.
In addition, the volume includes reports about the organic sector in Australia, Canada, the Pacific Islands, and the United States of America and brief updates for various countries in Asia. The book also contains an article about organic cotton from the Textile Exchange and a chapter reviewing key commodities certified by selected Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS).
To celebrate this anniversary edition, a milestone list is included for each Region as well as for the global market, public standards and legislation, PGS, organic policy development, the FiBL data collection on organic agriculture worldwide, and the global organic movement.


EPrint Type:Book
Keywords:Organic agriculture, worldwide, statistics
Agrovoc keywords:
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EnglishOrganic agriculturehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_15911
Englishstatistical datahttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_35655
Subjects:"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > Africa
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > Asia
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > Australia
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > Latin America
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > North America
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > United States
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > World
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > Europe
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Statistics & Country Info > Europe
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Statistics & Country Info > World
ISBN:978-3-03736-119-1
Related Links:http://www.organic-world.net/yearbook/yearbook-2019.html
Deposited By: Willer, Dr. Helga
ID Code:34570
Deposited On:19 Feb 2019 09:43
Last Modified:19 Feb 2019 09:48
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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