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The World of Organic Agriculture 2005 - Statistics and Emerging Trends

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.

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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.


EPrint Type:Book
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
ID Code:4297
Deposited On:21 Feb 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:30
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed
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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