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Organic-World.net provides key data and results of the global survey on organic agriculture of the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, carried out in cooperation numerous partners from around the world. Furthermore background information and news related to organic farming statistics and general developments in organic agriculture world-wide are available.


European organic market: latest data at BIOFACH 2018


The session on the European organic market will take place place from 5 to 5.45 on February 14, 2018, in Room Kiew (NCC East) at BIOFACH, NürnbergMesse, Nürnberg,... read more

The World of Organic Agriculture at BIOFACH 2018


The session on global organic farming and market trends will take place place from 4 pm to 4.45 pm, on February 14, 2018 at BIOFACH, NürnbergMesse, Nürnberg, Germany. read more

A new website informs exporters of organic products on current requirements


Navigating through the ever-changing import rules is now easier thanks to a new website: OrganicExportInfo. It allows exporters of organic products to find the current... read more

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Eurostat: Organic crop area continues to rise in the European Union


On November 16, 2017, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, announced the release of the latest data on organic agriculture in the European Union.  read more

New European rules for organic farming confirmed


On 20 November 2017 member states of the European Union (EU) represented in the Special Committee on Agriculture (SCA) endorsed the deal on the overhaul of existing... read more

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Australia’s appetite for organics at record levels: New organic market report


The latest Australian Organic Market Report reveals the nation’s organic industry could be anticipated to reach or exceed 2 billion Australian Dollars by 2018.  read more

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Q&A: Do you have data on organic oilseeds, dry pulses and cereals from Ukraine and Kazakhstan?


We are looking for data on organic lentins, millet and peas from Kazakhstan and Ukraine. Do you have such data?  read more

Now available: The FiBL slides with the data on organic agriculture worldwide 2017


The FiBL slides with the data on organic agriculture worldwide 2015 based on "The World of Organic Agriculture 2017" are now available.  read more

Q&A: Do you have data on organic honey and beekeeping?


I am writing to you as I am seeking for data on organic farming, in particular concerning the apiculture sector. Is this taken into account in any of FiBL surveys? read more

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Organic viticulture worldwide: New FiBL slide presentation


A new slide presentation with latest area data on organic viticulture worldwide and selected countries is now available from FiBL.  read more

Q&A: Do you have data on organic viticulture?


Data can found here: orgprints.org/31416/ and in our yearbook on page 118. read more

Eduarod Cuoco and Christian Andres

Report from Science Day 2017 at BIOFACH


On February 17, 2017, the fifth Science Day took place at BIOFACH, the World Organic Trade Fair, in Nuremberg, Germany. It was a joint event of TIPI, the Technology... read more


Austria: Organic retail sales data for 2014 and 2015 now available


At the Biofach trade fair in February 2017, new market data for Austria were published. Furthermore area data and producers numbers for 2016 were recently released by... read more

Now updated: Maps on the status of organic farming in the countries of Europe


An interactive map on organic in Europe was created by IFOAM EU (www.ifoam-eu.org) using data compiled by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture and the... read more

What was the growth rate for global organic retail sales in 2015?


I have a question I hope you could help me with. In the chapter The Global Market for Organic Food and Drink in the 2017 edition of "The World of Organic Agriculture", ... read more

The World of Organic Agriculture 2017 - Presentations


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Another record year for organic agriculture worldwide - 50.9 million hectares of organic agricultural land – organic market grows to more than 80 billion US Dollars


The latest global data on organic farming worldwide will be presented by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM – Organics International at the... read more

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European Union: Eurostat releases 2015 data on organic areas and producers - Organic crop area on the rise


With more than 11 million hectares of certified area or area under conversion in 2015, organic farming made up 6.2% of the European Union's (EU) total utilised... read more

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New rules for electronic certification of EU organic imports - better EU statistics on organic imports?


New European Union (EU) rules introducing a system of electronic certification for imported organic products were published by the European Commission on October 14,... read more

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