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 (%).
Selected indicators on the Land Portal
Other related indicators
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.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.
UNEP work encompasses: