European Organisation of Agricultural, Rural and Forestry Contractors
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About 150,000 agricultural, rural and/or forestry contractors, involving about 600.000 persons, are operating within the territory of the European Union, executing in average 50% of work in the sector.
Rural contractors are vital to the rural communities and industries with which they are involved. Thanks to the wide range their services, they help rural areas to prevent & overcome difficulties as well as supporting their economic development.
According to the State of European Forest 2015 published by the Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe (Forest Europe), Forests and other wooded land cover 160 million ha and 21 million ha respectively in Europe.