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FiBL at BioFach 2015

Also at BioFach 2015, the World Organic Trade Fair in Nuremberg, Germany, FiBL will have a stand (Ha...


IFOAM and bioC announce partnership agreement to launch global organic certification directory

The International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) and bioC are entering a...


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FAO-FiBL Workshop - a knowledge exchange forum for greening of food value chains

As the market and its opportunities have an increasing impact; not only on the sustainability of...


FiBL at the 18th Organic World Congress

The 18th Organic World Congress (OWC) took place from 13 to 15 October 2014 in Istanbul. The OWC is...


FiBL researcher wins SFIAR award

FiBL team member Dr. Gurbir S. Bhullar has received the 2014 research award from the Swiss Forum for...


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Taste of the Ukrainian Carpathians at the Salone del Gusto 2014

For the first time ever, the Taste of the Ukrainian Carpathians Trademark was presented to a large...


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Videos about the OrganicDataNetwork project

A number of videos have been produced about the OrganicDataNetwork project. The videos were produced...


Re-Use the phosphorus! Stakeholder workshop on P-recycling (video)

At a workshop during the 18th Organic World Congress in Istanbul in October 2014, researchers from...


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TIPI vision and strategy for organic farming research presented in Istanbul

A workshop of TIPI,  the Technology Innovation Platform of the International Federation of Organic...


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Food wastage costs the world 2.6 trillion dollars each year

What are the costs to society of food wastage and which preventive measures make macro-economic...


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FiBL’s scientists debate research findings at Tropentag conference

This year’s Conference on Tropical and Subtropical Agricultural and Natural Resource Management...


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Participatory research – an efficient tool to empower farmers and foster innovation

Participatory agricultural research has emerged as an internationally acknowledged method to...


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FiBL co-founder Michael Rist has died

On the 17th of August 2014 Michael Rist, a pioneer of the Swiss organic farming scene, died aged 87.


Successful final workshop on the promotion of organic farming at universities in South-East Europe

The final workshop of the SCOPES (Scientific co-operation between Eastern Europe and Switzerland)...


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New video: A spotlight on the young researchers in the TILMAN-ORG project

Within the TILMAN-ORG project  on reduced tillage systems, four PhD theses and several master theses...


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Is organic farming the prototype for sustainable agriculture? New book with contributions from FiBL authors recently published

Much debate still arises about the value of organic farming as a model for sustainable agriculture....


OrganicDataNetwork presents results

Twenty‐four representatives from 15 project members were present in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia,...


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Promotion of earthworms for soil fertility – new technical guide available

Earthworms play a key role in conserving soil fertility and are excellent indicators in agricultural...


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Farming in times of climate change – a FiBL project in search of sustainable systems

The combined effects of climate change, advancing resource scarcity and population growth are...


SFIAR Award 2014 - Call for Applications

The Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR) offers an annual Award for graduates...


New project to provide comparative scientific evidence on the economic performance of organic farming in Africa

Organic agriculture is increasingly recognized as a means to improving food security in Africa....


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Rough Guide to Sustainable Food Systems

Sustainable food systems were the main topic of the EU-project "Foodlinks", which was finished...


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Wild bees underestimated – A new factsheet summarizes research results relevant to farming practices

Recent studies have shown that wild bees and other wild pollinators have a crucial role to play in...


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EU project SOLINSA finished

 


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New publication: Organic in Europe - Prospects and Developments

This publication provides an overview of developments and future prospects from the perspective of...


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New biogas-handbook for organic farmers

Organic farmers considering investing in biogas production to improve farm income and contribute to...


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Ukraine – Successful presence at BIOFACH

Ukraine had its first ever organic country pavilion at BIOFACH 2014. Involving nine important...


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FiBL to present many new facts and figures at BIOFACH 2014

From 12 to 14 February 2014, FiBL will present a cross-section of its work in Hall 1 at BIOFACH in...


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European organic market continued to grow in 2012

In 2012 the European organic market grew by approximately six percent to a value of almost EUR 23...


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Ukraine – New opportunities on fertile grounds

The fertile black soils of Ukraine are famous and provide perfect conditions for organic farming. At...