This indicator is defined as the percentage of "agricultural area" that is "area under productive and sustainable agriculture."
"Agricultural area" is defined as arable land + permanent crops + permanent meadows and pastures.
Number of years
|Countries / Obs||Min / Max Value|
|Agricultural Irrigated Land (% Total Agricultural Land)|
|Agriculture area under organic agric.|
|Land under perm. meadows and pastures|
|Land under permanent crops|
FAO Expert meeting for SDG indicator 2.4.1
This workshop brought together technical experts and statisticians to support the methodological work being conducted for SDG indicator 2.4.1.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information.
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UNEP work encompasses: