FiBL Germany is organised as a registered non-profit association and offers scientific expertise on current issues in organic agriculture and food industry. It conducts interdisciplinary and practice-oriented research together with farmers and experts from science and industry. This way, knowledge from research is swiftly transferred into practice.
FiBL currently has five focus areas in Germany
A complete overview of the work areas can be found under the heading Work Areas.
Together with Stiftung Ökologie & Landbau (SÖL), Bioland, Naturland and Demeter, FiBL Deutschland e. V. is a shareholder of FiBL Projekte GmbH.
FiBL Germany (e.V. and GmbH) currently employs about 50 people. The board of FiBL e.V. consists of eleven persons.
We place great value on networking with stakeholders and organisations in the organic sector. FiBL Germany is a supporting member of the Bund Ökologische Lebensmittelwirtschaft (BÖLW) and a member of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM). There are strong cooperations with the Büro Lebensmittelkunde & Qualität (Office of Food Science & Quality), the Department of Organic Agriculture and Plant Production of the University of Kassel and the University of Gießen. FiBL Germany is also one of the initiators and founding members of the Association for the Promotion of the Employment of People with Disabilities in Agriculture.