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FiBL Newsletter January 2017


FiBL at BIOFACH 2017

BIOFACH 2017 takes place from February 15 to 17, 2017, in Nuremberg, Germany, and also this year FiBL will have a stand (No 555 in Hall 1).
During the BIOFACH Congress, FiBL experts and partners will give presentations on their newest research results and trends in the organic sector.

On February 17, 2017, the fifth Science Day will be held as a joint event of TIPI, the Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM and TP Organics, the European Technology Platform for Organic Food and Farming. It is organised by FiBL and IFOAM EU.

More information



Detailed programme:


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

12 pm to 12.45 pm: Practical research for climate protection in organic agriculture (Room Oslo) www.biofach.fibl.org/en/biofach-2017.html

4 pm to 4.45 pm: The World of Organic Agriculture at BIOFACH 2017 (Hall Shanghai) www.biofach.fibl.org/en/biofach-2017.html

4 pm to 5.30 pm: Sourcing from Central and Eastern Europe - risks and benefits (Room Budapest) www.biofach.fibl.org/en/biofach-2017.html

4 pm to 5.30 pm: How can organic farming improve its environmental performance and its contribution to climate change mitigation? (Raum Oslo) www.biofach.fibl.org/en/biofach-2017.html

5 pm to 5.45 pm: The European market for organic food at BIOFACH 2017 (Room Copenhagen) www.biofach.fibl.org/en/biofach-2017.html


Thursday, February 16, 2017

9.30 am to 12.30 pm: China Day 2017 (Room Venedig) www.biofach.fibl.org/en/biofach-2017.html

10 am to 11.30 am: Global Organic Market Overview - facts, trends and opportunities (Room Istanbul) www.biofach.fibl.org/en/biofach-2017.html

11 am to 12 pm: Recent updates in Organic Scientific Research (Room Prag) www.biofach.fibl.org/en/biofach-2017.html

11 am to 12.30 pm: Nachhaltigkeit messen, bewerten und kommunizieren: Treffpunkt an den Stationen der Möglichkeiten (Room Oslo) www.biofach.fibl.org/en/biofach-2017.html

12 pm to 1 pm: New Rules of Play: How to Access the EU Organic Market (Room Kiew) www.biofach.fibl.org/en/biofach-2017.html

12 pm to 1 pm: New plant breeding techniques - opportunity amid disruption? (Hall Shanghai) www.biofach.fibl.org/en/biofach-2017.html

2 pm to 3.30 pm: Wer definiert den Ökolandbau: Bauern oder Staat? (Room Oslo) www.biofach.fibl.org/en/biofach-2017.html

3 pm to 3.45 pm: Using action plans to develop organics in Europe (Room Budapest) www.biofach.fibl.org/en/biofach-2017.html

4 pm to 5.30 pm: Wo bleibt die Zucht für Bio? (Room Istanbul) www.biofach.fibl.org/en/biofach-2017.html


Friday, February 17, 2017

10 am to 5 pm: Science Day (Room Oslo) www.biofach.fibl.org/en/biofach-2017.html

4 pm to 4.45 pm: Nachhaltigkeitsbewertung landwirtschaftlicher Wertschöpfungsketten - Unternehmen und Verbände berichten aus der Praxis (Room Lissanbon) www.biofach.fibl.org/en/biofach-2017.html


Come and visit us at Stand 555 in Hall 1.
Yours sincerely
Helga Willer and Theresa Rebholz
(Editors FiBL-Newsletter)
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
Ackerstrasse 113
CH-5070 Frick

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