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First newsletter of ÖMKI - The Organic Agriculture Research and Advisory Institute in Hungary

The recently established Organic Agriculture Research and Advisory Institute (Ökológiai...


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Import of Bio Suisse certified oats from Ukraine

In December, the first Bio Suisse certified oats were successfully imported from Ukraine. The...


New study released on options for climate-friendly agriculture

Working closely with scientists at the universities of Hohenheim in Germany and Aarhus in Denmark,...


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First edition of the Organic-Africa.net newsletter – With latest updates on the African Organic Agriculture Training Manual project

The Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) has recently released the first...


Should the EU ecolabel be extended to the food sector?

A decision of the European Union on whether an ecolabel should be launched for food, feed and drink...


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African Organic Agriculture Training Manual: Implementation in Africa begins

Switzerland’s Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) today presents its African Organic...


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On the death of Philippe Matile: “The bud Is the most notable mark I’ll leave”

On Saturday October 29, 2011, Philippe Matile died at the age of 79. Philippe Matile was one of...


New videos: Main achievements of the SASA project in Albania (Sustainable Agricultural Support in Albania)

After 10 years, the Swiss funded SASA project (Sustainable Agricultural Support in Albania)...


FiBL opens African office

To spearhead an EU-funded research and development project, FiBL has opened its first office in...


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Sixth Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting Lucerne

At the sixth ABIM-Lucerne Conference, the prime international meeting of the biocontrol industry,...


FiBL launches new Organic Agriculture Research & Advisory Institute in Hungary

As part of its project 'Advancing Organic Agriculture Research in Hungary,' the Research Institute...


New technical guide: Organic pig production in Europe

Organic farmers in Europe have developed different housing systems for pigs based on the...


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Helping smallholders farm sustainably

Swiss institute presents a training manual for Africa



Stakeholder assessment on the development of a Carpathian trademark in the Ukraine

The Swiss Government (State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO) is supporting an assessment for...


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Project website launched for farming systems comparison in the tropics

With the help of local partners, FiBL began research on long-term farming systems comparisons...


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GM cotton seeds a threat to Indian farmers

Extensive use of genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds is destroying agricultural bio-diversity and...


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New consultancy mandate on organic apple and black currant production in Ukraine

Together with its partner institution, Organic Standard Ltd (Ukraine), FiBL Switzerland has gained a...


Organic law vetoed in Ukraine

The President of Ukraine vetoed the law on Ukrainian Organic Production that had been passed by the...


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Successfully importing organic products to Europe

The potential of the organic market is huge. To operate successfully in importing organic products...


Enterohaemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) – A problem not specific to sustainable agriculture

Revised version of the FiBL background document on E. coli (EHEC) now available


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EU Project on food security begins in North Korea

A FiBL-led EU project on food security in North Korea recently begins.


EHEC – A problem not specific to organic farming

There has been much speculation about the pathogenic EHEC bacterial strain that has claimed the...


Call for Papers: Internationale Konferenz zu Biolebensmittelqualität und Gesundheit in Prag

Die erste internationale wissenschaftliche Konferenz zu Biolebensmittelqualität und Gesundheit...


Ukraine: Parliament approves law on organic farming

The Ukrainian Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) has—as one of the last in Eastern Europe—approved a new...


Organic agriculture and biodiversity - the facts

Interest in ecologically sound farming is growing. FiBL scientists have therefore summed up the...


Advancing organic agriculture research in Hungary

The strategic aim of the project "Advancing Organic Agriculture Research in Hungary," launched in...


Scientific conference on organic agriculture takes place in Germany

Over 400 scientists gathered at the 11th Scientific Conference on Organic Agriculture to discuss...


Organic beekeeping and market trends: Presentation at BioFach

During Biofach 2011, market trends and figures on organic beekeeping were presented in the workshop...


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Global organic area: Continued growth

Thirty-seven million hectares of agricultural land worldwide are farmed organically. The countries...


EU ecolabel for food and feed products - A feasibility study

The Ecolabel regulation of the European Union has recently been revised and the scope extended such...


The new FiBL activity report 2010 has arrived

Freshly printed and in three languages, the new activity report is a fascinating look at FiBL...