Organic agriculture contributes to sustainable food security

Ward, C. and Reynolds, L. (2013) Organic agriculture contributes to sustainable food security. Documentation. WorldWatch Institute, Washington.

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In 2010, the most recent year for which data are available, organic farming accounted for approximately 0.9 percent of total agricultural land around the world.1 While this is still a minuscule share, since 1999 the land area farmed organically has expanded more than threefold: 37 million hectares of land are now organically farmed, including land that is in the process of being converted from conventional agricultural practices...

Item Type: Monograph (Documentation)
Author Affiliation: Research Intern, Worldwatch Institute’s Food and Agriculture program
Subjects: Agricultural Engineering
Divisions: Other Crops
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2013 04:05
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2013 04:05

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