French Agriculture Presentation

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French Agriculture Presentation
Benoit Thibolt
Mathis Rambaud
Maxime Le Belleguy
Land use for agriculture in France
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55 millions hectares = size of France
32 millions hectares of agricultural land
 62 % for crops production
 34 % for grassland
 2 % of vineyard
Agro-food economy
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3,5 % of the national GDP
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66,8 billion of €
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4 % of the employment
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Half of the value come from cereals and wine
production
The environment
One French person on four live in the countryside.
 Continental France is divided into 22 regions
 Population of 62 million inhabitants
 Average population density of 108 inhabitants per km².
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Climate & terrain
Farms strucures
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348 000 farms
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Average of 73,3 hectares/ farm
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3 people for 100 ha
Different productions
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Crops
Vegetables
Wine
Livestock
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Dairy production
Beef
Pork
Poultry
Crops
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70 millions tons
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35 M wheat
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15 M maize
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13 M barley
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5,5 M rapeseeds
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These four crops are the most cultivate in France
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5st producer in the world
Vegetables & fruit
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388 000 hectares
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5,5 millions tons
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3rd Producer of UE
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Carrots and Tomatoes are the most cultivate
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1er exporter of apple in the world
Wine
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450 different kind of wine
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Bordeaux
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Bourgogne
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Champagne
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5320 millions of litres
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1/3 of the production => Export
Dairy production
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218 529 litres => Average production/ year/ farm
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4,4 million of dairy cows
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350 kind of cheeses
Beef production
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4,2 millions of cows
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Average : 23 cows/ farm
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25 % of the European Union beef production
Pork
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26 millions of pigs
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4th producer of Europe
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40 % of the production => Brittany
Poultry
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2 million tons of production
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1st producer of Europe
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63 % of the production => west part of France
Agro- industry
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140 billion Euros of turn-over
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400 000 employees
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1st sector in term of turn-over
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Companies :
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DANONE
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LACTALIS
THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION
&
LET’S TRY OUR PRODUCTS!!!!
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