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This dataset contains more than 30 indicators concerning various aspects of land use (such as Country area, Agricultural land, Arable land, Forest land, Agricultural area certified organic, etc...) as provided by the Statistics Division of FAO. Additional information are available on FAOSTAT, under the Land Use domain.
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