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organic-world.net - 2016 edition of "The World of Organic Agriculture" report - Statistics & trends

The 2016 edition of "The World of Organic Agriculture" report by Fibl & IFOAM


Organic agriculture is practiced in 172 countries, and 43.7 million hectares of agricultural land are managed organically by approximately 2.3 million farmers. The global sales of organic food and drink reached 80 billion US dollars in 2014. The 17th 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.

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Growth continues: 43.7 million hectares of organic agricultural land worldwide - FiBL

FIBL (Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland, Germany and Austria) and IFOAM release the statistics yearbook “The World of Organic Agriculture.

The positive trend seen in the past years continues: Consumer demand is increasing, reflected in the significant market growth of 11% in the US, the world’s largest organic market. More farmers cultivate organically, more land is certified organic, and 172 countries report organic farming activities (up from 170) as shown in the 2016 edition of the study. 

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