Senegal - Fallow land

530 (thousand hectares) in 2021

In 2021, fallow land for Senegal was 530 thousand hectares. Fallow land of Senegal fell gradually from 800 thousand hectares in 2002 to 530 thousand hectares in 2021.

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What is fallow land?

Fallow land (temporary) is the cultivated land that is not seeded for one or more growing seasons. The maximum idle period is usually less than five years. Land remaining fallow for two long may acquire characteristics requiring to be reclassified, such as "permanent meadows and pastures" (if used for grazing), "forest or wooded land" (if overgrown with trees), or "other land" (if it becomes wasteland).

What is Senegal fallow land?