Organic foods in the oil & protein crop supply chain / Le « Bio » dans la filière oléoprotéagineuse
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Table 2

Organic oilseed area by key crop and continent 2018.

Continent Crop Organic area (ha) Organic % of total crop area
Africa Rape and turnip rape 0 0.0
  Sesame 95 933 1.7
  Soybeans 44 898 2.0
  Sunflower seed 12 088 0.6
Africa, total   193 684 0.7
Asia Rape and turnip rape 4449 0.0
  Sesame 345 0.0
  Soybeans 440 574 2.3
  Sunflower seed 3504 0.1
Asia, total   634 479 1.1
Europe Rape and turnip rape 85 947 1.0
  Sesame    
  Soybeans 169 875 3.0
  Sunflower seed 142 104 0.7
Europe, total   496 099 1.4
Latin America Rape and turnip rape 947 0.4
  Sesame 8775 3.2
  Soybeans 11 671 0.0
  Sunflower seed 947 0.0
Latin America, total   45 261 0.1
Northern America Rape and turnip rape 614 0.0
  Sesame   0.0
  Soybeans 72 064 0.2
  Sunflower seed 3638 0.6
Northern America, total   115 063 0.2
Oceania: no data     0.0
Total   1 484 585 0.6

Note: totals by continent include further oilseed areas. Source: FiBL survey 2020, based on information from the private sector, certifiers, and governments.