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FiBL Newsletter December 2020




Online conference on improving sustainability and welfare in organic poultry and pig production

The EU project OK-Net EcoFeed will hold its final project conference together with three other Horizon 2020 projects: PPILOW, FreeBirds and POWER. The…

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FiBL cooperates with farms for research

For over 40 years, FiBL has been developing knowledge and solutions for organic farming in close cooperation with interested, innovative farmers.…

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US ambassador and the Executive Council of the canton of Aargau visit FiBL

On Friday, 16 October 2020, FiBL Switzerland had the honour of welcoming Mr. Edward T. McMullen, Ambassador of the United States of America to…

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On the left, cacao trees are grown in an agroforestry system with, among others, banana trees, palm trees and timber trees; on the right, cacao trees are grown in a monoculture.

Meta-analysis on the agronomic, ecological and socio-economic performance of cacao agroforestry and monocultures systems published

The study includes 52 peer-reviewed articles and uses a multi-dimensional approach, analysing differences in cacao and total system yield, economic…

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An open cacao bean lying on closed cacao beans

Is organic chocolate more sustainable? Recent publication addresses the role of transportation in chocolates carbon footprint

Organic cacao production has ecological advantages compared to conventional production with lower greenhouse gas emissions, improved energy…

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Standards continue to grow as consumers focus on health and sustainability

The fifth edition of the State of Sustainable Markets report provides the latest facts and figures on standard-compliant land and agricultural and…

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Cover Factsheet

New Factsheet: Biofertilisers

In the last years, organic amendments, active natural metabolites or beneficial microbes are discussed as environmentally friendly strategies to reach…

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25.01.2021 - 26.01.2021

Online conference on improving sustainability and welfare in organic poultry and pig production


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Yours sincerely,
Andreas Basler and Helga Willer
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL
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