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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

New round for the FiBL-Input list 2019

 

Trade products can now be registered for the "Input list for organic agriculture in Germany 2019".  read more


Agroforestry can safeguard the future of chocolate

(22.03.2018) 

We love to enjoy the sweet taste of chocolate. However, the cocoa trees are in dire need: They are threatened by the viral disease "Cocoa Swollen Shoot" (CSSVD). In West... read more


European Input List for organic production launched at BIOFACH 2018

(16.02.2018) 

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

(14.02.2018) 

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

(14.02.2018) 

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

(13.02.2018) 

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

(02.02.2018) 

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