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The future of organic agriculture: Otopia or oblivion?

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The area of land devoted to organic agriculture has tripled from 10.6 million to 32.2 million hectares over the past decade. The stated goal of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) is the conversion of world agriculture to organic practices. However, a state of Otopia, an organic Utopia of 100% organic food and organic agriculture, is far from reality, with organics currently accounting for 0.8% of world agricultural land. The growth trajectory of organic agri...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Author
Publisher:
Biological Farmers of Australia Publisher's website
Journal:
Australian Certified Organic Magazine Journal website
Issue:
Summer 2010/Autumn 2011
Pages:
22-24
Publication date:
2011-01-01
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2011-08-01

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