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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.

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IFOAM EU publishes new guide on Organic Action Plans

(02/06/2016) 

Over the last decade, the development of Organic Action Plans has gained momentum as a mechanism for achieving a more integrated and balanced approach to organic... read more



First TIPI Organic Science Day & Technology Innovation Forum held successfully at BIOFACH China 2016

(01/06/2016) 

The 1st TIPI Science Day & Technology Innovation Forum in China was held successfully in Shanghai, China, on May 27th, in conjunction with the organic trade fair BIOFACH... read more



U.S. organic sales post new record of $43.3 billion in 2015 - Largest dollar gain ever for the booming organic sector even with supply challenges, says OTA survey

(20/05/2016) 

The booming U.S. organic industry posted new records in 2015, with total organic product sales hitting a new benchmark of $43.3 billion, up a robust 11 percent from the... read more



Q&A: Do you have data on organic protein crops in the European Union?

(20/05/2016) 

Do you know if there is data available on the areas of different grain legumes grown organically in Europe? I can find a total for protein crops but it would be more... read more



Q&A: Do you have organic milk data for the European Union?

(20/05/2016) 

We are preparing a presentation on EU milk markets that would include any available data on organic milk, e.g. prices, sales, quantities, number of operators etc. We... read more



Swiss organic market continues to grow in 2015

(25/04/2016) 

The latest figures for the Swiss organic market (from 2015), recently presented by Bio Suisse (www.biosuisse.ch ), show a clear increase in organic retail sales in... read more



Q&A: Do you have an updated slide presentation on organic viticulture world-wide?

(23/04/2016) 

I am a student looking for updated data on organic viticulture worldwide. Do you have an update of your slide presentation on the theme from a couple of years ago?  read more



Q&A: What is the correct number for organic arable land in the UK?

(19/04/2016) 

I looked at the infographic (see below) about organic production in the UK with interest but was shocked at the figure for arable crops. Defra published the figure at... read more



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

(13/04/2016) 

We have put together production volumes for 2013, for a new report on sustainable fishery that is currently under production and will be released by the International... read more



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New Zealand: Organic sector growing strongly

(11/04/2016) 

The New Zealand organic sector has grown by more than 11% per annum since 2012, according to the 2016 New Zealand Organic Market Report.  read more



Q&A: What exchange rate do you use for organic retail sales data?

(11/04/2016) 

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Now online: The TIPI Vision and Strategy

(05/04/2016) 

TIPI, the Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM – Organics International, aims to foster international collaboration in organic agriculture research, engage and... read more



Presentations from Science Day 2016 now online

(30/03/2016) 

On February 12, 2016, the fourth 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



The World of Organic Agriculture

(15/02/2016) 

Organic agriculture is practiced in 172 countries, and 43.7 million hectares of agricultural land are managed organically by approximately 2.3 million farmers. The... read more



European organic market continued to grow in 2014

(11/02/2016) 

In 2014, the European organic market grew by approximately 7.6 percent to a value of more than 26 billion euros. read more



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