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Media archive 2014

Taste of the Ukrainian Carpathians at the Salone del Gusto 2014


For the first time ever, the Taste of the Ukrainian Carpathians Trademark was presented to a large international audience at the Salone del Gusto – Terra Madre from... read more

Food wastage costs the world 2.6 trillion dollars each year


What are the costs to society of food wastage and which preventive measures make macro-economic sense? FAO has now unveiled a study produced by FiBL’s scientists which... read more

Participatory research – an efficient tool to empower farmers and foster innovation


Participatory agricultural research has emerged as an internationally acknowledged method to integrate farmers experience and skills into the innovation process. A... read more

New study finds significant differences between organic and non-organic food


In the largest study of its kind, an international team of experts led by Newcastle University, UK, has proved that organic crops and crop-based foods are up to 60%... read more

Farming in times of climate change – a FiBL project in search of sustainable systems


The combined effects of climate change, advancing resource scarcity and population growth are placing huge pressure on global food production. Regions such as... read more

New biogas-handbook for organic farmers


Organic farmers considering investing in biogas production to improve farm income and contribute to the environmental sustainability of their farms now have new tools at... read more

Ukraine – Successful presence at BIOFACH


Ukraine had its first ever organic country pavilion at BIOFACH 2014. Involving nine important Ukrainian companies, the pavilion was organized within the framework of the... read more

FiBL to present many new facts and figures at BIOFACH 2014


From 12 to 14 February 2014, FiBL will present a cross-section of its work in Hall 1 at BIOFACH in Nuremberg, Germany. FiBL will also be present at a number of events at... read more

Growing Organic Agriculture Sector Explores its Future - Global Organic Statistics 2014 and Organic 3.0


Organic 3.0 – the future of organic – is on the agenda at BIOFACH 2014. 1.9 million certified organic farmers in 164 countries on 37.5 million hectares and a global... read more

European organic market continued to grow in 2012


In 2012 the European organic market grew by approximately six percent to a value of almost EUR 23 billion. Consumers in the European Union spent close to EUR 21 billion... read more

Ukraine – New opportunities on fertile grounds


The fertile black soils of Ukraine are famous and provide perfect conditions for organic farming. At upcoming BIOFACH at Nuremberg, we offer you an interesting... read more