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FiBL’s information policy is active, open and straightforward. As someone working in the media, you will find all the background on organic research, food quality and sustainable agriculture here. Our media liaison officers and our experts will be happy to help you should you have further questions.

Current press releases

European Input List for organic production launched at BIOFACH 2018

(14.02.2018) 

As the European organic farming sector is quickly developing, an increasing number of inputs for organic agriculture are offered on the European market. Unlike organic... read more


European organic market grew by double digits and organic area reached 13.5 million hectares in 2016

 

The organic market in Europe continues to grow. In 2016, it increased by 11.4 % and nearly reached 33.5 billion euros. Almost all of the major markets enjoyed... read more


A booming organic sector: more farmers, more land and a growing market. 57.8 million hectares of organic agricultural land – the organic market grows to almost 90 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


Import rules for organic products: Great interest in new internet offer

 

Navigating through the ever-changing import rules has become easier thanks to the website organicexport.info. It was launched last year by the Research Institute of... read more


Soil microbes replace fertiliser

 

Beneficial soil microbes can significantly increase crop yields while reducing the amount of fertiliser. This is shown in a global meta-study by the Research Institute... read more


New study shows that organic farming can contribute to the world food supply

(14.11.2017) 

A worldwide conversion to organic farming can contribute to a comprehensive and sustainable food system, if combined with further measures. Thus, it is important to... read more


12th Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting held in Basel

(31.10.2017) 

Producers of biocontrol products did not always have a common meeting place. This changed in 2006, when the innovative idea to hold a congress for biocontrol products... read more


Fraud prevention through verifying organic farming practices

(06.10.2017) 

Transparency is crucial for the organic markets and exports from Ukraine. More transparency could be achieved through verifying good organic farming practices, shorter... read more


More microbes in organic soil

(25.09.2017) 

Soils in organic farming contain on average 59 percent more biomass from microorganisms, which are up to 84 percent more active compared to those in conventional... read more


Are you an exporter of organic products? A new website informs you on current requirements

(07.09.2017) 

Navigating through the ever-changing import rules is now easier thanks to a new website: OrganicExportInfo. It allows exporters of organic products to find the current... read more