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Czech Republic: Strong Increase of Organic Agricultural Land also in 2010

 

In 2010, the organic agricultural land increased by 12 percent in the Czech Republic. More than ten percent of the agricultural land is organic.

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Yearbook on organic agriculture in the Czech Republic 2009

Czech Republic: Yearbook of Organic Agriculture 2009 now published

 

The fourth yearbook on organic agriculture in the Czech Republic has now been published by the the Ministry of Agriculture. It was compiled by Bioinstitut.

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Organic Grape Area Increases by 27 Percent in 2009

 

According to the latest survey on organic agriculture worldwide (data 2009), the total grape area is now at more than 190'000 hectares or 2.6 percent of the global grape area (7.4 million hectares).

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The World of Organic Agriculture: Presentations from the BioFach Session now Available

 

At the BioFach Congress 2011 the latest figures on organic agriculture world-wide, on the global market and on the current status of certification and legislations were presented.

The PDFs of the presentations are now available online.

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The World of Organic Agriculture 2011

 

Organic agriculture is practised in 160 countries and 37.2 million hectares of agricultural land are managed organically by 1.8 million farmers. The global sales of organic food and drink reached 54.9 billion US dollars in 2009.

These and many more figures are presented in the 2011 edition of "The...

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Romania: Organic sector growing

 

ACTMedia News Agency, Feburary 20, 2012

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Global Organic Area: Continued Growth

 

Thirty-seven million hectares of agricultural land worldwide are farmed organically. The countries with the largest area of organic agricultural land are Australia, Argentina and the USA. Organic land area increased by two million hectares, or six percent, worldwide.

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February 15, 2011: IFOAM Summit in Nuremberg, Germany

 

In preparation for the IFOAM General Assembly (GA) to be held from October 3-5, 2011 in Namyangju City, Gyeonggi Province, Republic of Korea, IFOAM will host an IFOAM Member meeting the day before the opening of BioFach 2011.

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New Publication from Organic Monitor: The European Market for Organic Food and Drink

 

Recently the second edition of Organic Monitors 'European Market for Organic Food and Drink' was published.

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African Union Adopts Decision on Organic Farming

 

The Executive Council of the African Union (AU), at its Eighteenth Ordinary Session in January 2011, adopted a decision on organic farming.

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