The latest data from the report The world of organic agriculture 2019, shows that organic farmland has grown in many countries, and the total organic area increased to almost 70 million hectares, managed by almost 2.9 million producers. In particular, for some crops such as dry pulses, vegetables, olives, area growth rates of over 15 percent were reached in 2017.
When it comes to Africa’s organic area, it has increased by 14% to 2.1 million hectares but it is only 0.2% of the continent’s agricultural area and 3% of the world’s organic area.
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