2011, the CAAE Association celebrates
its 20th Anniversary. With more than 11 000 members, CAAE has focused on
of certified organic farming and the protection of the environment and
activities of the CAAE Association:
out campaigns and sector and
magazines and books on the
as a lobby organisation at national
with IFOAM EU Group;
organic products and fosters its
consumption in fairs and others events;
agreements with administrations and
others entities related to the organic sector;
consultancy services to producers
conferences, meetings and
always looks for new services to
answer the organic sectors' needs.
the correct application of EC
Regulation 834/2007, CAAE also developed its own standards for inputs in
organic farming, organic
restaurants, organic shops and organic parks.
the thirteenth consecutive year, the
CAAE Association convenes to the Andrés Nuñez de Prado Awards for
Research in Organic Production with the aim to pay tribute to Andrés
Prado, Engineer specialized in Olive grove of organic production and
with the Medal of Andalusia. As well, the award recognizes the efforts
people, industries and public/private entities working in all fields of
organic production sector.
Andrés Nuñez de Prado Awards for
Research in Organic Production, granted with a 6.000€ cash
was created with the objective to encourage research in this field. The
Association together with the Nuñez de Prado family annually rewards the
notable work in the sphere of research in organic production. The work
be presented in Spanish even if the prize has an international scope.
“Andrés Nuñez de Prado” Award for Defence
and Promotion of the Organic Production of the CAAE Association has the
objective to yearly reward the work of persons, industries or entities
have been noticeably contributing to the defence and promotion of the
Production. The candidates for this award have to be proposed by
industries or entities linked to the organic production sector, members
jury included. The candidacy has to be submitted in Spanish together
personal data of the candidate, an exposition of his merits and the
period to present candidatures is now
open until 28th October of 2011
we support the IFOAM EU group?
José Luis García
Melgarejo, Managing Director of the CAAE Association
countries over the past few years has allowed me to get to know the
situation of farmers from
places in the world. One thing is clear to me, the people from rural
the same life, the same problems and are facing the same challenges.
from contact with many producers, I did learn that the ones working
development of organic production are heading in the right direction.
EU Group makes us stronger and permits us to be united and coordinated.
For more information on CAAE please visit their website: www.caae.es