Organic farming, how Italy is leading Europe

Sep 21, 2020 284

Europe is accelerating on organic farming, in line with the guidelines of the new environmental pact which aims to increasingly reduce the use of chemicals in agriculture. All this in view of the goal set by the European Green Deal: to increase the area under organic farming in the Union to 25% within the next 10 years.

In order to do this, in a sector in which Italy is already the leader with more than 15% of the entire dedicated agricultural area compared to an EU average of 7.5%, the European Commission will set a specific budget of 40 million as of 2021 to be used as part of programmes to promote European products abroad.

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