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IDLE LAND

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French Equivalent: Friche

Definition:
Idle land is land that was cultivated but is now in a state of disuse; abandoned land; fallow land.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, November 13, 2001