Proportion of agricultural area under productive and sustainable agriculture
Last updated on 1 February 2022
This indicator is currently classified as Tier II. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is the Custodian agency for this indicator.
Unit of measure: The indicator is unitless, expressing a ratio between area under sustainable and productive agriculture and total agricultural land area (%).
Official indicator data
The area under productive and sustainable agriculture captures the three dimensions of sustainable production (environmental, economic and social) along the following eleven themes and sub-indicators: land productivity, profitability, resilience, soil health, water use, fertilizer pollution risk, biodiversity, pesticide risk, food security, land tenure, and decent employment.
No official data is currently available.
Other related indicators on Land Portal
As official data is not yet available, the following indicators provide information concerning land area that is under certified organic use or in conversion.
Number of years
|Countries / Obs||Min / Max Value|
|Agricultural area certified organic|
|Agricultural area in conversion to organic|
|Arable land area certified organic|
|Arable land area in conversion to organic|
|Arable land organic, total|
|Land under perm. meadows and pastures|
|Land under permanent crops|
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