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Metadata Glossary

CodeAG.LND.ARBL.HA.PC
Indicator NameArable land (hectares per person)
Short definitionArable land (hectares per person) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
Long definitionArable land (hectares per person) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
SourceFood and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site.
TopicEnvironment: Land use
PeriodicityAnnual
Aggregation methodWeighted average
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