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New handbook: Organic in Europe - Prospects and Developments

The handbook assesses the latest developments in EU organic food and farming policy, provides an overview of organic action plans in Europe, a detailed overview of organic farming and market development with key statistics about the organic sector in Europe, supported by numerous graphs an tables.

The core of the book consists of 30 country reports from experts with information on the key institutions, the market, policy support and research.

More information about Organic in Europe at this website.



Swiss organic market continues to grow in 2013


The latest figures for the Swiss organic market (from 2013), recently presented by Bio Suisse (www.biosuisse.ch), show a clear increase in organic retail sales in... read more

Helga Willer

Nearly two million organic farmers worldwide


A recent report from Organic-Market info about the latest edition of the FiBL-IFOAM survey on organic agriculture worldwide, which was launched at BIOFACH 2014.  read more


UK should look to Switzerland in battle to save organic production


The UK Government can learn lessons from other European countries in how it stalls the declining number of organic producers, the Famers Guardian reports.  read more

Cover "Chiffres Cles", edition 2013

France: Market for organic products is expected to have reached 4.5 billion euros in 2013


In 2013, the French organic market reached continued to grow. The French organic market has doubled in 5 years (4.17 billion euros in 2012 : +6.6 % compared with 2011;... read more

European Union: Legislative proposal for a new organic food and farming legislation and new organic action plan approved


On 25 March, the European Commission published a legislative proposal for a new organic food and farming legislation to replace the current organic regulation 834/2007... read more

Dynamic data table with key figures on organic agriculture world-wide now online


The dynamic datatable with three key indicators on organic agriculture worldwide is now online for the 2012 data.  read more

Video from the TIPI Workshop "Global Vision for Organic Food and Farming" at Science Day 2014


On February 2014, TIPI, the Technology Innovation Platform of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), organised a workshop to develop a... read more

Report about Science Day 2014 at BIOFACH


On February 14, 2014, the BIOFACH Science Day took place for the second time. Science Day was a joint event of TIPI, TP Organics, ISOFAR (International Society of... read more

New handbook: Organic in Europe - Prospects and Developments


This publication provides an overview of developments and future prospects from the perspective of public policy support and market growth. read more

Report about the TIPI workshop on Science Day at BIOFACH 2014


On February 2014, on Science Day at BIOFACH, TIPI, the Technology Innovation Platform of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) held a... read more

Growing Organic Agriculture Sector Explores its Future


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

Cover organic market report 2012

New Zealand Organic Market Report 2012


The New Zealand Organic Market Report 2012 is the latest in a series of reports quantifying and describing the New Zealand organic sector. It provides the results of a... read more

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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 with the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements IFOAM and other partners. Furthermore background information and news related to organic farming statistics and general developments in organic agriculture world-wide are available.


May 22-23, 2014: 5th International conference on the organic sector development in Central/Eastern European and Central Asian countries in Kyiv, Ukraine

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

July 30-31, 2014: Organic Agriculture: Clues for Weed Prevention and Control in Vigo, Spain

30.07.2014 to 31.07.2014
Location: Vigo, Spain

August 25 -29, 2014: Annual Meeting of the of the European Federation of Animal Sciences (EAAP) 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark

25.08.2014 to 25.09.2014
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

October 12, 2014: Save the date: TIPI Workshop at the Organic World Congress in Istanbul, Turkey

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

October 13-15, 2014: IFOAM Organic World Congress in Istanbul, Turkey

13.10.2014 to 15.10.2014
Location: Istanbul, Turkey

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