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Title:
CONSTRAINTS OF ORGANIC FARMING IN INDIA

Authors:
Dr. Naval Singh Rajput

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Dr. Naval Singh Rajput
Asstt. Professor, Udaipur School of social Work, J.R.N. Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University, Udaipur

MLA 8
Rajput, Dr. Naval Singh. "CONSTRAINTS OF ORGANIC FARMING IN INDIA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 10, Oct. 2018, pp. 5586-5589, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=390. Accessed Oct. 2018.
APA
Rajput, D. (2018, October). CONSTRAINTS OF ORGANIC FARMING IN INDIA. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(10), 5586-5589. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=390
Chicago
Rajput, Dr. Naval Singh. "CONSTRAINTS OF ORGANIC FARMING IN INDIA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 10 (October 2018), 5586-5589. Accessed October, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=390.

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Abstract:
The concept of organic farming has been accepted globally. According to the global survey of organic farming 2016 conducted by research institute of organic agriculture (FiBL), at present Organic agriculture is practiced in 179 countries, and 50.09 million hectares of agricultural land are managed organically by approximately 2.3 million farmers which is 6.5 million hectares more than 2014. The global sales of organic food and drink reached 89.7 billion US dollars in 2016. The USA is the leading market with 39.8 millions Euros. Australia has the largest area of land devoted in organic farming. In the year of 2016, 2.7 million organic producers were observed. India continues to be the country with the highest number of producers (835'200), followed by Uganda (210'352), and Mexico (210'000).