Willer, Helga and Yussefi, Minou (Eds.) (2005) The World of Organic Agriculture 2005 - Statistics and Emerging Trends. International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), DE-Bonn.
According to the study, currently more than 26 million hectares of farmland are under organic management worldwide. This is more than two million hectares more than in the previous year.
In terms of organic land, Australia leads pack with 11.3 million hectares, followed by Argentina (2.8 million hectares) and Italy with more than one million hectares. Regarding the share of organic farmland in comparison with the total agricultural area, Austria, Switzerland and Scandinavian countries lead the way. In Switzerland for example more ten percent of the agricultural land is managed organically.
In 2003, the market value of organic products worldwide reached 25 billion US$, the largest share of organic products being marketed in Europe and North America. For the upcoming years.
|Keywords:||Statistik, Biolandbau weltweit, global organic farming statistics|
|Subjects:||"Organics" in general > Country reports|
|Research affiliation:|| Germany > Foundation Ecology & Agriculture -SÖL|
International Organizations > International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements IFOAM
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Statistics & Country Info > World
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Communication
|Related Links:||http://www.soel.de/oekolandbau/weltweit_grafiken.html, http://www.soel.de, http://www.ifoam.org, http://www.fibl.org|
|Deposited By:||Willer, Dr. Helga|
|Deposited On:||21 Feb 2005|
|Last Modified:||12 Apr 2010 07:30|
|Additional Publishing Information:||The full version of the book may be downloaded via the IFOAM Homepage (www.ifoam.org) and the FiBL Shop (shop.fibl.org); order number 1365|
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