DG Agriculture and Rural Development has launched a new and redesigned web page dedicated to organic food and farming.
The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) is seeking a strategic leader who has credibility and experience with organic agriculture and an appreciation for its rapidly growing national significance and multifunctional appeal. He/she must be able to attract and build a collaborative staff team that has experience in fundraising, communications... more
The independent evaluation of the current organic regulatory framework is now available on the European Commission website. The external consortium that produced it was led by the Thünen Institute of Farm Economics.
Do not miss this unique opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and leadership attitude. The IFOAM OLC brings international expertise and vision to a course that will help you attain your personal development goals. Applications are currently being accepted. The deadline is 15 April, so... more
Read the latest issue of the IFOAM EU newsletter: the EU Organic Regulations review, new EU Regulation on controls, new CAP implementing rules by mid-2014, the Commission call for Horizon 2020 evaluators, IFOAM EU at BioFach 2014, 30.000 in... more
In recent years the organic movement has seen significant growth around the world, and organic products are moving from a small niche market toward the mainstream. Organic products are increasinlgy available in shops, and consumer interest is growing continuously. Yet, networking within the organic world is still quite limited and insufficient in... more
At the end of the Asia-Pacific Regional Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Organic Farming organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) the participants agreed on a declaration.It is now available for download: ... more
The call is now open to host the 19th Organic World Congress in 2017.The Organic World Congress takes place every three years in cooperation with a national organic organization. It is a unique opportunity to support and showcase your organic sector as well as invite stakeholders from around the globe to your country.Host countries benefit from... more
You might not have heard of Steve Marsh yet but this man could lose everything to protect your right to eat GM-free food.Who is Steve Marsh?Steve Marsh is an Australian farmer who lost his organic certification when Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) canola blew onto his farm from a neighbouring property in 2010. Since then, Steve lost most of... more
Tholen - The focus will be on the Europe organic regulations next Thursday at BioVak. IFOAM EU Director Marco Schlüter and leader of the GroenLinks list for European Member of Parliament elections Bas Eickhout will be at the BIONEXT stand from 4-5 pm to discuss and answer questions. The same afternoon BIONEXT’s Marian Blom will give a workshop... more