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Definition: Non-cultivated biological resources


Non-cultivated biological resources consist of animals, birds, fish and plants that yield both once-only and repeat products over which ownership rights are enforced but for which natural growth or regeneration is not under the direct control, responsibility and management of institutional units.

This definition is used both in SNA 1993 (Annex, Definitions of assets) and in SNA 2008 (§ 10.182). United Nations, System of National Accounts (SNA) 1993, United Nations, New York, 1993
European Commission (Eurostat), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations (Statistics Division), World Bank, "System of National Accounts 2008", United Nations, New York, 2009