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OrganicDataNetwork: First project meeting

 

Report about the first meeting of the European OrganicDataNetwork project

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Estonia: More than 14 percent of the farmland is organic

 

For the fourth time, the brochure "Organic Farming in Estonia" has been published. It informs about the latest facts and figures about organic farming in the country. According to this publication, 14 percent of the agricultural land is now organic (data per end of 2011).

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Northeast Organic Research Symposium in New York: Proceedings now available

 

Northeast Organic Farmers Association of New York (NOFA-NY) and the US Department of Agriculture’s Organic Agriculture Research and Education Initiative (OREI) conducted a two-day research symposium on January 19 and 20 in Saratoga Springs, New York.

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Germany: Strong growth of the organic market in 2011

 

According to provisional data for 2011, compiled by the German Federation of the Organic Food Industry BÖLW (www.boelw.de), the organic area grew by only 2.3 percent, increasing from of 990’702 hectares in 2010 to 1.01 million hectares in 2011. For farms, the growth rate was 4.8 percent; 23’000...

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Second African Organic Conference in Lusaka, Zambia: Conference details now available

 

The date of the 2nd African Organic Conference (AOC2) ”Mainstreaming organic agriculture in the African development agenda” will be held May 2 to 4, 2012 in Lusaka, Zambia.

The conference will promote mainstreaming of organic agriculture in African Government policies, in African intergovernmental...

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Peruvian organic exports: Statistics and trends 2007-2011

 

Peruvian economist F. Javier Martinez reports that organic agriculture continued to grow in exports through 2011, with average annual growth for the five year period from 2007-2011 of nearly 28%. The value of organic agricultural exports in 2011 exceeded US$324 million.

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Dynamic data table: Update

 

The dyanamic data table with the basic data on organic agriculture worldwide: Organic agricultural land, share of total agricultural land, and producers has been updated to include the 2010 data.

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Organic-World.net: Dynamic data table

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