How Italian agricolture became one of the greenest in Europe

How Italian agricolture became one of the greenest in Europe

People in her mid-30s are today running agricolture businesses

 

Milan Expo is happening and there are many chances to learn especially about Italy its food. According to Coldiretti, the Italian agriculture is today one of the 'greenest', most sustainable, and safest in Europe.

Indeed, Italy produces 35% less greenhouse gas compared the EU average, and has the lowest number of agricultural products with chemical residue - just 0.2%, one-third less than last year's figure and ten times less than the EU average.

Italy also has the most organic farmers in Italy, with 43,852 businesses, representing 17% of European organic farming. Especially farmers aged 35 and under are now part of the bulk of the "new agriculture".

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