with 28% jump in agriculture The highest growth rate of the presence of foreigners at the head of companies occurred in the past five years. This is what Coldirity Based on data Unioncamere-Infocamere Updated until June 30, 2023 on foreign companies registered in the commercial registry of chambers of commerce. Coldiretti emphasizes that the strong growth in the presence of foreign owners is in clear contrast to the general decline in the number of agricultural companies run by Italians that has occurred in recent years. There are 20,175 agricultural companies run by foreigners in Italy Where – as Coldiretti explains – they are quite heterogeneously distributed across the national territory. Tuscany and Sicily are the two regions where the infection rate is most significant.
Italian agriculture for that Increasingly multiethnic With many “VIP” farmers who have chosen the Italian countryside, as well as many immigrants who, after experience as employees, have managed to become entrepreneurs themselves and achieve real social and economic integration. A qualified presence in the sector thanks to the experiences of other cultures as well as new production techniques and crop types.
Contribution that is He enriched 362 thousand employees From all over the world who regularly found employment in agriculture, providing up to 32% of the total working days needed by the sector in 2022, according to the analysis of Coldiretti which collaborated on the statistical file on migration edited by the Idos study and the Research Center.
The result is that almost a third of the products made in Italy on the table are produced in the fields and stables by foreign hands. The community of agricultural workers most present in Italy – explains Coldiretti – is FRomanian with 78,214 employeesIt surpassed Indians with 39,021, Moroccans with 38,051, and was preceded by Albanians (35,474), Senegalese (16,229), Pakistanis (15,095), Tunisians (14,071), Nigerians (11,894), Macedonians (9,362), Bulgarians (7,912), and Poles (7,449). . ).
It's mostly about it Seasonal work with peak demand in summer periods The collection – concludes Coldiretti – is ensured thanks to regular workers from other fully integrated countries who stop in Italy for a few months, and return year after year with mutual satisfaction.
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