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FiBL Survey on Organic Agriculture Worldwide – Metadata

Willer, Helga and Lernoud, Julia (2019) FiBL Survey on Organic Agriculture Worldwide – Metadata. In: Willer, Helga and Julia, Lernoud (Eds.) The World of Organic Agriculture - Statistics and Emerging Trends 2019. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM - Organics International, Frick and Bonn, pp. 346-351.

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For the 20th FiBL survey on organic agriculture worldwide, data on organic agriculture were available for 181 countries. Since 1999, when the data collection started, at that time carried out by the German-based Foundation Ecology and Agriculture (SÖL), the number of countries included has more than doubled. The survey is funded by the Swiss State Secretariat of Economic Affairs (SECO), the International Trade Centre (ITC), the Sustainability Fund of Coop Switzerland, and NürnbergMesse, the organizers of the Biofach trade fair. In this article, the data collection, processing, and publication processes are described. This description follows the structure of the reference metadata provided by Eurostat for its data
collection on organic agriculture covering the European Union, the EFTA countries and the EU candidate countries (Eurostat 2016).

EPrint Type:Book chapter
Keywords:Meta data, organic farming statistics
Agrovoc keywords:
Subjects: Knowledge management > Research methodology and philosophy > Specific methods > Surveys and statistics
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > World
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Society > Organic framing statistics
Related Links:http://www.organic-world.net/yearbook/yearbook-2019.html
Deposited By: Willer, Dr. Helga
ID Code:36848
Deposited On:24 Nov 2019 10:44
Last Modified:09 Nov 2021 10:06
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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