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1 T H E A G R I F O O D S Y S T E M O F E M I L I A - RO M A G N A R E G I O N Structure, Economy, Excellence

2 AN EUROPEAN REGION WITH : Continental and Mediterranean products and excellences Leader in Italy and Europe in food Open to the world Main features: Territory and agriculture The food industry Foreign trade and export Sustainable agriculture

3 TERRITORIAL DATA Land and population (Source: Istat) Distribution of land area and inhabitants by degree of urbanization (% data)

4 AGRICULTURAL DATA The agri food system in Emilia-Romagna region Years Farms Total Agricultural Area (TAA) Utilised Agricultural Area (UAA) Farms and utilized area ( ) (Source: Istat 6 General Agricultural Census) n. % change (ha) % change (ha) % change mean 1961* 242,770-1,964, * 198, ,845, ,348, , ,760, ,290, , ,705, ,249, , ,462, ,129, , ,361, ,064, , ,348, ,038, * Italy Universe The reduction of Utilised Agricultural Area (UAA) has been relevant from 1990 to 2010: -8.4%. The reduction of TAA and UAA are manly concentrated in Mountain and Hill areas Increase of the average farm s UAA: 16.1 hectares in the 2013 (almost double than national average).

5 AGRICULTURAL DATA Farms by size of UAA (2010) (Source: Istat 6 General Agricultural Census) Utilised Agricultural Area (UAA) > 50 ha 42% ha 15% < 5 ha 7% 5-10 ha 10% ha 11% ha 15% % Emilia- Emilia-Romagna Class of UAA Romagna/Italy farms UAA (ha) farms UAA (ha) < 5 ha 33,336 74, ha 15, , ha 11, , ha 4, , ha 4, , > 50 ha 4, , Total 73,466 1,064,

6 AGRICULTURAL DATA Structural data: Employment trends. (Source: 2014 Report). 65,000 workers in agriculture in 2014 (105,000 in 2000)

7 FOOD AND DRINKING INDUSTRY DATA (Structural data: Firms and employment) The 10 most important regions in Europe for firms and employees Top 10 European Regions for number of workers and firms Region Employees Firms Niedersachsen Mazowieckie Lombardia Catalogna Emilia-Romagna Bretagne Pays de la Loire Veneto Wielkopolskie Rhone-Alpes Fonte: European Cluster Observatory

8 FOOD AND DRINKING INDUSTRY DATA (Structural data: Firms and employment) Food-processing firms: (2014) - 8% of food-processing firms in Italy % of manufacturing firms in the region Share of crafts food-producing firms by sectors (%) Shares of industrial food-producing firms by sectors (%)

9 AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND DRINKS INDUSTRY, AND RELATED SECTORS Employment level Agrifood system: considering related sectors upwards and downwards. More than 300,000 workers (16.7% of regional total).

10 AGRICULTURE VALUE ADDED IN E-R AND AGRICULTURE 2013 (Source: ISTAT, Territorial Economic Accounts 2015). TOTAL REGIONAL VALUE ADDED : 129,634 mio Euro = 8.8% of Italy VA AGRICULTURAL VALUE ADDED (current prices) : 3,602 million of Euro that represent the 2.8% of regional VA Equal to the 10.6% of agricultural VA in Italy

11 AGRICULTURE: FOREST AND FISHING Value of Agricultural output and Value added (000 euro at basic prices) Value of Agricultural output and Value added (000 euro, previous year prices) Production Intermediate Consumption Value added Production Intermediate Consumption Value added

12 AGRICULTURAL OUTPUT AND ADDED VALUE: TRENDS Positive trend of GMP before the recent economic crisis. Increase of value of intermediate consumptions after The Value added shows a moderate declining trend after 2000.

13 PRODUCTION OUTPUT BY PRODUCT GROUPS (SOURCE: 2014 REPORT) Continental and Mediterranean types of products: 52% animal production 33% fruit and vegetable 15% Cereals and industrial crops

14 FOOD AND DRINKING INDUSTRY DATA - VALUE OF TURNOVER AND VALUE ADDED Value of turnover in 2014 Value added in 2013 Internationalizatio n Performance in 2014 More than 20 billions euro (2014) - 15% of the national turnover (Source: Federalimentare) 4.04 billions euro (Source: Istat) 18% of exporting firms (2010) Value of export: 4.6 Billion (2014) Production +0.1% Turnover 0.6% Export +2.6% (2014) Foreign orders +2.8% (2014)

15 AGRIFOOD IMPORT-EXPORT TOP 5 ITEMS OF EXPORT IN E-R AND ITALY (2012) (Source: 2013 Report) ITALY EMILIA-ROMAGNA

16 MAIN ORIGINS OF IMPORT (Source: 2014 Report) AGRICULTURAL SECTOR (1,615 MILLION OF EURO) FOOD AND DRINKS INDUSTRY (4,760 MILLION OF EURO)

17 AGRI FOOD - FOREIGN TRADE BALANCE: IMPORT-EXPORT (Source: 2014 Report ch.8) ER first Italian region for export* (16% of Italian export) *Average of EXPORT 2014 Agrifood Total: mln Agriculture: 851 mln Food industry: mln IMPORT 2014 Agri food Total: mln Agriculture: mln Food industry: mln

18 EMILIA-ROMAGNA A LEADING AGRICULTURAL REGION IN ITALY AND EUROPE Sustainable agriculture: PDO and GPI products Organic agriculture QC / Integrated production Agritourist structures Food and Wine roads Organization and planning

19 SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE - PDO and GPI products Emilia-Romagna is the most representative region in Italy for quality agri food productions, both in terms of geographical indications (41 PDO and IGP out of 259) and economic value Emilia-Romagna have more than the 40% of the turnover of Italian PDOs Main regional excellences in food (source: Ismea-Qualivita Observatory; 2014 Report)

20 SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE - PDO and GPI products National production value 6,6 billion National consumer value 8,9 billion Export 2,4 billion

21 SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE - ORGANIC PRODUCTION (Source: 2014 Report) AN AGRICULTURE THAT IS RESPECTFUL OF THE ENVIRONMENT: no GMOs Research and innovation to produce more and better, making the most of natural resources safety, reliability, quality and precision as the main axes of development policies ORGANIC FARMING Emilia-Romagna is the 5th region in Italy for the number of organic operators 3,876 operators in the region, of which 3,009 farms and 867 processing firms (2014) Almost 85,000 Hectares are cultivated with organic crops (8% of the regional UAA)

22 SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE - INTEGRATED PRODUCTION (Source: 2014 Report) Farming productions system for better management of water and soil in the food chain, containing rules: for pest and weed control to reduce the use of pesticides; to reduce and optimize the use of fertilizers, according to the type of soil, manure treatment and disposal; for crop rotation, soil management irrigation technical advisory service including forecasting models based on weather conditions

23 SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE - COOPERATIVE FIRMS PO, APO, IO (Source: 2014 Report) The 778 cooperative firms active in the region produce the 60% of the turnover of the agri food sector and represent one third of cooperative firms in the Italian agri food system. In the year 2014 Emilia-Romagna were active also in 2014: Vegetable and fruit sector: 27 Producers Organizations (POs) and 6 Association of PO with a turnover of about Other sector (milk and cheese, beef and pork, cereals, potatoes, fodder, honey, seeds, beets and sugar, ect); 21 Producers Organizations (POs), producers associated and of turnover 4 Inter-branch Organizations (IO) (processed tomato, pork, pear, eggs) working in several regions

24 SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE - AGRITOURIST STRUCTURES Agri-tourism for areas In 2014, over 1,100 agritourist properties (+2,75% over 2013) were active, with almost 9,200 beds and 4.45 mln meals served per year. In 2013, there were more than 300 active educational farms.

25 SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE - FOOD AND WINE ROADS (Source: 2014 Report) 15 Food and Wine roads have been created in all the provinces The itineraries join restaurants, wineries, agritourist structures guest-houses, farms, cheese factories, crafts and arts workshops specialized in typical high-quality productions, which work together to enhance the rich culinary heritage of the Region

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