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Technology Research Platform ‘Organics’ launched


The European Union's and global agriculture face major challenges like climate change, loss of biodiversity, food security and depopulation of rural areas. The research... read more

Second Round Table of the Eastern European countries ‘Organic Agriculture and Legal Framework’


The Second Round Table of the Eastern European countries ‘Organic Agriculture and Legal Framework’ was conducted in Kyiv, Ukraine on November 5 and 6, 2008. Participants... read more

European Action Plans on Organic Food and Farming


The partners of the European project ORGAP (Development of criteria and procedures for the evaluation of the EU Action Plan for Organic Agriculture) have recently... read more

LibanCert/Quacerta launches ISO65 accreditation


The Lebanese organic certification body, LibanCert, launched its ISO 65 accreditation by IOAS, the International Organic Accreditation Service, on October 6, 2008 in... read more

Activity report 2008


Sustainable land use, biodiversity, environmental protecion, food quality and animal welfare - these are only some of the subjects the Research Institute of Organic... read more

Guidelines for successful organic action plan development and evaluation welcomed in Brussels


The European Commission and EU member states welcome the new manual and toolbox for the development, implementation and evaluation of organic food and farming action... read more

OrganicXseeds now the official database in Bulgaria


Green light for registration of organic seed and propagating material in Bulgaria read more

Global Organic Farming: Continued Growth


IFOAM, FiBL and SÖL present new facts and figures about the organic sector at BioFach 2008 read more