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Indicator 2.4.1 Proportion of agricultural area under productive and sustainable agriculture

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.

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Percentage (%) / Hectares (000s)

Definitions

Utilised agricultural area, abbreviated as UAA, is the total area taken up by arable land, permanent grassland, permanent crops and kitchen gardens used by the holding, regardless of the type of tenure or of whether it is used as a part of common land. Includes - arable land; permanent grassland; permanent crops; kitchen gardens (even if they only represent small areas of total UAA. Excludes - unutilised agricultural area (NUAA); special holding areas (SAA); wooded area (WA); other land (FA9) occupied by buildings, farmyards, tracks, ponds, etc. From - Http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Glossary:Utilised_agricultural_area_(UAA).

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Proportion of agricultural area under productive and sustainable agriculture

Target name

By 2030, ensure sustainable food production systems and implement resilient agricultural practices that increase productivity and production, that help maintain ecosystems, that strengthen capacity for adaptation to climate change, extreme weather, drought, flooding and other disasters and that progressively improve land and soil quality

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier II

UN custodian agency

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

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