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BioFach Newsletter

The two-weekly Biofach newsletter contains a wealth of information on organic farming world-wide.

Ekoconnect Newsletter

The Information Letter of Ekoconnect informs regularly about developments in organic farming in Central Eastern European Countries. It is available at the Ekoconnect Homepage.

European Information System for Organic Market and Production Data (EISFOM)

FAO: Organic Agriculture Information

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FAO provides at its homepage general country information for all countries as well country reports on the situation of organic farming many countries.

FAO is one of the publishers of the study 'World Markets for Organic Fruit and Vegetables', 2001. The study contains numerous country reports (2000).

International Trade Centre ITC: Country repports at the ITC organic farming homepage

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The organic food and products country profiles provide a quick overview of the situation of the organic sector in Asian and African countries. These profiles also include information about the country’s geographic location, its agricultural sector and about the key organic products available. Most reports are from 2006.  

Country reports

United States Department of Agriculture: Foreign Agricultural Service

The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the United States Department of Agriculture foreign provides reports about the situation of organic farming. These reports can either be searched for via the main Organic Products Page (for country reports go to "resources") or the document database at the FAS Homepage (go to "commodity" > "organic products" and select the country).

Mediterranean Organic Agriculture Network MOAN

The Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari (IAMB), www.iamb.it ,  Italian offshoot of the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM), has a number of activities related to organic agriculture in the Mediterranean countries and provides country reports at its homepage.

Furthermore the Mediterranean Agricultural Institute IAMB has prepared a report about organic farming in the Mediterranean Countries: Il biologico nel Bacino del Mediterraneo, IAMB, ISMEA, March 2008 (in Italian).

FiBL: Organic Europe

At the Organic Europe Homepage, maintained by FiBL, reports on the situation of organic farming in European countries as well as an extensive address database are available. Link

Organic Eprints

The online archive organic Eprints for research papers on organic agriculture has a section with country-related information .

Organic-Market.Info

The homepage www.organic-market.info provides many reports and news about organic farming in the countries of Europe and worldwide.

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Organic agriculture related news. Link

Would you like to contribute a country report to Organic-World.net?

If you would like to contribute a country report we suggest the following structure: 

  • Recent important developments
  • History
  • Production data (area, key crops) and operators (producers, processors etc)
  • Key institutions/organisations
  • Market: Domestic (size, share, marketing channels, best sold products)
  • Trade: export, import
  • Legislation
  • Government support / development cooperation
  • Research, advice and training
  • Outlook
  • Links/Further reading

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Contact: Helga Willer, FiBL, Switzerland

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