At least 164 countries have certified organic farmland, with 37.2 million hectares of organic farmland globally.

May 29, 2015

 

""According to the latest FiBL-IFOAM survey on certified organic agriculture worldwide, as of the end of 2012, data on organic agriculture are available from 164 countries (up from 162 in 2011)."There were 37.2 million hectares of organic agricultural land in 2012, including in-conversion areas. The regions with the largest areas of organic agricultural land are Oceana (12.2 million hectares. 32 percent of the world's organic agricultural land) and Europe (11.2 million hectares, 30 percent)."Source: FiBL and IFOAM, “The World of Organic Agriculture: Statistics and Emerging Trends 2014,” February 2014, 25, accessed October 29, 2014, https://www.fibl.org/fileadmin/documents/shop/1636-organic-world-2014.pdf.

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