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500,000 hectares dedicated to organic farming more each year in Europe

500,000 hectares dedicated to organic farming more each year in Europe

In the last decade the area dedicated to organic production has grown at a rate of 500,000 more hectares each year. 5.4% of the agricultural area in the EU is organic farming, exceeding the 10 million hectares.

24% of the owners of organic farms are women. 61% of the owners of these farms are under 55 years old compared to 44% of conventional ones. In 2012 there were 37.5 million hectares in the world dedicated to organic production, of which 30% correspond to the European Union. The EU brings together more than 250,000 organic farms.

The five infographics:

- The basis of European organic farming

- Labeling

- Organic farming in the world, imports - exports

- Europe's support for organic farming

- Organic farming in Europe

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