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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.

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TIPI vision and strategy for organic farming research presented in Istanbul

(16/10/2014) 

A workshop of the Technology Innovation Platform of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements and the 2014 TIPI Member Assembly were  held on... read more



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OrganicDataNetwork: discussion with market researchers and representatives of official agencies

(18/08/2014) 

The second European Workshop on “finding practical solutions to current organic market data problems” was organised within the framework of the OrganicDataNetwork... read more



New study finds significant differences between organic and non-organic food

(14/07/2014) 

In the largest study of its kind, an international team of experts led by Newcastle University, UK, has proved that organic crops and crop-based foods are up to 60%... read more



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UK: Soil Association 2014 Organic Market Report reveals growth in organic sales for the first time in four years

(29/06/2014) 

The Soil Association’s annual Organic Market Report reveals that the organic sector has seen growth of 2.8% in 2013: the first time the organic market has seen annual... read more



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Germany: New study on imports of organic products

(18/05/2014) 

Since 2009/2010, the import volumes to Germany have increased for many arable crops and dairy products. However, imported quantities vary from year to year for fruit,... read more



graph: Turnover of organic foods in retail shops

Danes buy more organic food

(12/05/2014) 

After a breather in 2012, the Danish organic food market has grown again in 2013. Consumers spent 6% more than in the previous past year for organic products -... read more



Estonia: Organic agricultural area continues to grow

(09/05/2014) 

Recently the 2013 edition of yearbook "Organic farming in Estonia" was published by the Estonian Ministry of Agriculture". The brochure documents the continued growth of... read more



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August 27-29, 2014: Third West African Organic Conference in Benin

(09/05/2014) 

The third West African Organic Conference will take place in Cotonou, Benin. The conference theme is Institutionalizing Ecological and Organic Agriculture in West... read more



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France: Market for organic products reached 4.5 billion euros in 2013

(02/04/2014) 

In 2013, the French organic market continued to grow. The French organic market has doubled in 5 years (4.17 billion euros in 2012 : +6.6 % compared with 2011; +101 %... read more



Growing organic agriculture sector explores its future

(11/02/2014) 

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



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