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FiBL at BioFach 2014

Also at BioFach 2014, the World Organic Trade Fair in Nuremberg, Germany, FiBL will have a stand. ...


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Long-term trial in India shows: Organic Cotton is competitive with GM crops

Organic cotton shows lower yields than genetically modified (GM) Bt cotton. Nevertheless, the lower...


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Boosting awareness of quality issues for the organic sector in Turkey

Quality assurance in organic farming is developing well in Turkey. A cooperative project involving...


Sustainable Food Communities of Practice: Conference report

On 16 October, Hanna Stolz and Heidrun Moschitz from the Socio-Economics Department of FiBL...


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FiBL staff member wins SFIAR Master Thesis Award 2013

Christian Andres, formerly a student at ETH Zurich and now working at FiBL, has won the Swiss Forum...


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Pre-announcement of the CORE Organic Plus call

CORE Organic is a European transnational research cooperation project supported by the European...


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Green fingers - Article on TILMAN-ORG in International Innovation

Recently the article "Green fingers" appeared in the magazine International Innovation, informing...


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Global analysis shows that organically farmed lands contribute to climate change mitigation

Organically farmed lands emit less nitrous oxide and take up greater amounts of atmospheric methane,...


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Take "mosaic" approach to agriculture, boost support for small farmers, UNCTAD Report urges

Recently the UNCTAD Trade and Environment Review 2013 was launched. At a press conference in the...


Expert Group for Technical Advice in Organic Production: Report on greenhouse production published

The Expert Group for Technical Advice on Organic Production (EGTOP) was set up three years ago in...


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Trademark for regional agri-food products “Taste of the Ukrainian Carpathians” launched

On August 25, the new trademark for high quality regional agri-food products “Taste of the Ukrainian...


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FiBL trial takes centre stage at 3rd Bolivian national agroforestry congress

For a good four years, FiBL has coordinated a comparative trial of conventional and organic cocoa...


New research project on compost and fish feed production in Ghana

The Swiss National Fund (SNF) has approved a new research project on compost and fish feed...


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FiBL celebrates its 40th birthday with 4000 guests

The Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) celebrated its 40th birthday by hosting an open...


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FiBL turns 40 – reminiscence and outlook

This year marks the 40th anniversary of FiBL, the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture. In...


Call for papers: 4th International Conference on Organic Agriculture Sciences (ICOAS)

Papers for the 4th International Conference on Organic Agriculture Sciences (ICOAS) in Hungary...


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Call for papers: International Symposium on Organic Agriculture in the Mediterranean region and products with designation of origin

The international conference on organic agriculture in the Mediterranean will be held from the 2nd...


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First issue of the CO-FREE Newsletter now available

The replacement of copper is a key priority in organic farming. The new EU-funded project...


Bioforsk and FiBL – Partnership strengthened

Recently the directors of the Organic Food and Farming Division of Bioforsk, the Norwegian Institute...


World Sustainability Forum: FiBL ist mit Thema Boden dabei

Im Herbst findet in Basel zum fünften Mal das Forum für Nachhaltigkeit (World Sustainability Forum)...


Grafik: Menschen, Tiere Marktstand
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Bio 3.0: Branchennachwuchs denkt das neue Bio

Wie sieht das Bio der Zukunft aus? Der 12. Jahrgang des Traineeprogramms Ökolandbau stellt die...


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Recommendations for more harmony between agriculture and landscape

A new publication analyses the problems of contemporary intensively-farmed landscape and describes...


New platform established to advance research within organic sector

Joint press release of March 5, 2013 of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture...


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Marketing organic products in Africa – New training video presented at BioFach

Switzerland’s Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) presents a new training video...


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Video: Mechanical weed control in vegetable production


This video presents several machines for mechanical weed control in commercial vegetable production...


Video on reduced tillage: Farmers' motivations and problems

The TILMAN-ORG consortium presented first results of a survey on organic farmers' motivations and...


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LowInputBreeds Newsletter December 2012

The seventh newsletter of the LowInputBreeds project contains information about about progress in...