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Long-term trial in India shows: Organic Cotton is competitive with GM crops


Organic cotton shows lower yields than genetically modified (GM) Bt cotton. Nevertheless, the lower production costs render the production of organic cotton feasible.... read more

Global analysis shows that organically farmed lands contribute to climate change mitigation


Organically farmed lands emit less nitrous oxide and take up greater amounts of atmospheric methane, thus contributing to climate change mitigation. This is the result... read more

FiBL celebrates its 40th birthday with 4000 guests


The Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) celebrated its 40th birthday by hosting an open day on August 25, 2013. Over 4000 visitors – including the President... read more

Marketing organic products in Africa – New training video presented at BioFach


Switzerland’s Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) presents a new training video entitled “Marketing organic products in Africa – How to become an... read more

New impulses for continued growth: FiBL and IFOAM present latest statistics on organic farming worldwide at BioFach


The Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) present latest statistics on organic... read more