The European Union's and global agriculture face major challenges like climate change, loss of biodiversity, food security and depopulation of rural areas.
The research Technology Platform ‘Organics’, which was launched on December 2, 2008 with a public presentation in Brussels, outlines in its first major publication - the Organic Research Vision 2025 - the numerous ways in which organic food production can significantly contribute to solving these problems.
The Vice Minister of the Czech Ministry of Agriculture, Mr Jiri Urban, expressed in an opening greeting the support of his ministry for the Platform. TP ‘Organics’ is also being supported by a growing number of organisations representing the industry, the research community and the civil society.
Homepage of the Technology Platform TP Organics
Press release: Technology Platform Organics: Industry and Society Urge EU to Boost Organic Research
Invitation to the launch "Organic Innovations for Sustainable Food Production”
Vision for an Organic Food and Farming Research Agenda 2025. Organic Knowledge for the Future.Technology Platform Organics, IFOAM Regional Group European Union (IFOAM EU Group), Brussels and International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR)
Contact at FiBL: Urs Niggli, FiBL Frick
Eduardo Cuoco, TP Coordinator, TP ‘Organics’ – Technology Platform for Organic Food and Farming, c/o IFOAM EU Group- Rue du Commerce 124 – Brussels 1000, Tel. +32 2 2806844 – Fax: +32 2 735738