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General statistics, Italy, 2009

General statistics, Italy, 2009. [Certification - Statistics]

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Certification Systems Overview: Statistics > 2007
Certification by country:Italy
Country area [kmĀ²]:301263
Agricultural area [ha]:12707850
Agricultural area in percent of total country area:42.18
Organic area including area in conversion [ha]:1150253
Organic area in percent of the total agricultural area :9.05
Fully converted organic area [ha]:903254
Area in conversion [ha]:246999
Number of farmers (conventional + organic):1679440
Number of certified organic farmers:45231
Certified organic farmers in percent of total farmers:2.69
Total number of certified organic operators (farmers, processors and other operators):52453
Number of certified organic processors:7.011
Number of other organic operators than farmers and processors:211
Certification scheme:System of approved private control bodies
Number of organic standards applied (excluding the EC 834/2007 unless it is applied by a governmental certification scheme):10
Number of EU registered control bodies:15
Links to statistical information:,
Comments:2007 figures for agriculture and operator statistics: Source: Helga Willer, FiBL, 2009. Country area: EUROSTAT "Country profiles" Besides the 15 Italian registered control bodies based in Italy, 5 more control bodies are registered for Italy, of which 4 from Germany: ABCERT, INAC, IMO and QCI and one from Austria, Kontrollservice BIKO Tirol
Item type:Certification - Statistics
ID Code:1645
Deposited By:Florence Nyambi
Deposited On:22 Jun 2009 14:16
Last Modified:30 Sep 2010 10:54

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