ggovernance & regulation
A new vision for agriculture
momagri, movement for a world agricultural organization, is a think tank chaired by Pierre Pagesse.
It brings together, managers from the agricultural world and important people from external perspectives,
such as health, development, strategy and defense. Its objective is to promote regulation
of agricultural markets by creating new evaluation tools, such as economic models and indicators,
and by drawing up proposals for an agricultural and international food policy.
The equivalent of 46 times the world’s wheat production is traded every year on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Is France still a major agricultural powerhouse?
Agricultural price volatility, A specific and dangerous phenomenon for food security
Since 2001, strategic purchases of agricultural land have accounted for 15 percent of worldwide farmland
The average size of French farms is 135 acres
With close to 40 % of the global workforce, agriculture is the world’s largest provider of jobs
For French farmers, incomes can vary by over one- third from one year to the next!
The European Union is the world's 2nd largest agricultural producer
In France, 18% of the workforce is employed by the agro-food sector
France is gradually losing its place among major agricultural export powerhouses
Every single day, over 550 acres of agricultural land, the equivalent of four average-size farms, are disappearing in France
More than one in two people suffering from hunger worldwide is a farmer
Agricultural and food production still one of the top three exporting sectors
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Paris, 19 April 2014