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Cacao agroforestry systems increase farmers’ income


A long-term study in Bolivia comparing different cacao production systems shows that in addition to enhancing biodiversity as well as farmers’ food security and... read more

Ukraine receives considerable attention at BIOFACH 2017


Seventeen Ukrainian companies participated as exhibitors at the BIOFACH Fair 2017 in Nuremberg, Germany, the biggest trade fair for organic products worldwide, with more... read more

FiBL at BIOFACH 2017: Media kit


At the BIOFACH Congress, where a wide range of topics will be discussed, researchers of FiBL will once again represent their institute. One of the highlights will be the... read more

Organic in Europe: Organic market grows by double digits and organic area reaches 12.7 million hectares in 2015


The organic market in Europe continues to grow. In 2015, it increased by 13% and nearly reached 30 billion euros (European Union: 27.1 billion Euros). Almost all the... read more

Organic Chinese medicinal plants for Europe


A new cooperation platform aims at promoting organic cultivation of Chinese medicinal herbs in China, ensuring the quality of Chinese medicinal materials and... read more

Another record year for organic agriculture worldwide - 50.9 million hectares of organic agricultural land – organic market grows to more than 80 billion US Dollars


The latest global data on organic farming worldwide will be presented by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM – Organics International at the... read more

FiBL at BIOFACH 2017 – Science Day and current numbers


Another strong presence of the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) at BIOFACH 2017 in Nuremberg. At the BIOFACH Congress, where a wide range of topics will... read more

Organic farming in sub-Saharan Africa is productive, economically viable and resource-conserving


A long-term study in Kenya shows that maize yields and nutrient uptake in the organic farming systems are quite similar to conventional systems. Due to premium prices,... read more

International conference: Sourcing Organic from Ukraine 2016


Importers of organic products from the Ukraine are facing many challenges. The upcoming international conference, which takes place October 25 and 26, 2016, in... read more

FiBL intensifies cooperation with China – Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Switzerland visits FiBL


On 23 June 2016, the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Switzerland visited the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL in Frick. Ambassador Wenbing... read more