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Current press releases

Tillage without using a plough: beneficial for soil and climate

(21.06.2017) 

Ploughless tillage can reduce soil erosion and contribute to protecting the climate. Two recent publications by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) on... read more


New round for the FiBL organic input list 2018

(02.06.2017) 

Trade products can now be registered for the "Input list for organic agriculture in Germany 2018”. read more


Cacao agroforestry systems increase farmers’ income

(23.02.2017) 

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

(22.02.2017) 

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

(13.02.2017) 

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

(14.02.2017) 

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

(13.02.2017) 

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

(09.02.2017) 

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

(06.02.2017) 

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

(24.11.2016) 

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