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FiBL Newsletter January 2020


Dear readers,

Today we are sending you the FiBL newsletter in a new look. In December, our website was also given a fresh, new design, which has been optimized for use with smartphones and tablets.

We hope you will enjoy reading about our current news and events!

Andreas Basler and Helga Willer
(editors of the FiBL newsletter)




First peer-reviewed scientific paper on the Sustainability Assessment Tool SMART published

The Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) has published the first peer-reviewed paper on the SMART (Sustainability Monitoring and…

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New Directorate of FiBL Switzerland

The Foundation Council of FiBL Switzerland has elected the new directorate: Knut Schmidtke, Marc Schärer and Lucius Tamm will take over the management…

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FiBL at Biofach 2020

At this year's Biofach, the world’s leading trade fair for organic food held every year in Nuremberg, FiBL is once again represented with a stand (No…

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Man receiving the award.

Awards for FiBL projects on soil fertility and reduced tillage

Two projects coordinated by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) received the best project award from CORE Organic (Coordination of…

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Research award for the comparison of cultivation systems in Bolivia, India and Kenya

A long-term experiment run by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) in Bolivia, India and Kenya shows that organic farming provides…

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Summer School on agrobiodiversity for locally adapted and resilient food systems

FiBL together with ZHAW - Universities of Applied Sciences Zurich, (Switzerland), University of Ljubliana (Slovenia), Universidad Pablo de Olavide…

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Organic orange producers defend against the yellow dragon

Worldwide, orange production is threatened by a bacterium that causes the plant disease Huanglongbing (HLB), also known as "yellow dragon disease" or…

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[Translate to Englisch:]

Results of the European Rural Innovation Contest (EURIC) are announced

In January 2019 the Horizon 2020 project 'LIAISON' launched a Europe-wide contest with the aim of seeking-out innovative, inspiring and…

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Biofach, Messe Nürnberg, Germany

Biofach 2020

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> New FiBL publications in the Organic Eprints archive: https://www.fibl.org/en/info-centre/publications-fibl-en.html.


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