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The World of Organic Agriculture - Statistics and Emerging Trends 2008

Willer, Helga; Yussefi-Menzler, Minou and Sorensen, Neil (Eds.) (2008) The World of Organic Agriculture - Statistics and Emerging Trends 2008. IFOAM, Bonn and FiBL, Frick.

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The 2008 edition of this annual publication documents recent developments in global organic agriculture. It includes contributions from representatives of the organic sector from throughout the world and provides comprehensive organic farming statistics that cover surface area under organic management, numbers of farms and specific information about commodities and land use in organic systems. The book also contains information on the global market of the burgeoning organic sector, the latest developments in organic certification, standards and regulations, and insights into current status and emerging trends for organic agriculture by continent.
For this edition, all statistical data and regional review chapters have been thoroughly updated. Completely new chapters on organic agriculture in the Pacific, on the International Task Force on Harmonization and Equivalence in Organic Agriculture and on organic aquaculture have been added.

EPrint Type:Report
Part or Full Programme:Part of programme/Cluster of projects
Keywords:Statistics, organic farming world-wide, land use, Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, Australia & Oceania
Agrovoc keywords:
Subjects:"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > World
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Communication
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Society > Organic framing statistics
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Knowledge exchange > Publications
International Organizations > International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements IFOAM
Germany > Foundation Ecology & Agriculture -SÖL > statistic organic farming
DOI:978-3-934055-99-5 and 978-3-03736-014-9
Related Links:http://www.organic-world.net, http://www.earthscan.co.uk/?TabId=4848&v=111780, https://www.fibl.org/shop/show.php?sprache=EN&art=1488
Deposited By: Willer, Dr. Helga
ID Code:13123
Deposited On:28 Feb 2008
Last Modified:09 Nov 2021 10:15
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed
Additional Publishing Information:The book can be ordered from IFOAM at www.ifoam.org and the FiBL shop at https://www.fibl.org/shop/show.php?sprache=EN&art=1449(Download and printed version).
A hardback version is available from Earthscan. http://www.earthscan.co.uk/?TabId=4848&v=111780

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