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Italy: Current sector overview from Global Agriculture Information Network GAIN Of USDA


In August 2008 a report on organic agriculture in italy was published by the Global Agriculture Information Network GAIN of the United States Department of Agriculture USDA:

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Israel: The Israeli organic regulation comes into force


On September 1, 2008, the Israeli law for the regulation of organic produce came into force. The law and regulations were elaborated in a cooperation between the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development, the Israeli Bio Organic Agricultural Association (I. B.O.A.A), growers and other...

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European research project CERTCOST started


On September 1, 2008, the European research project CERTCOST - Economic analysis of certification systems for organic food and farming - started.

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UNCTAD-UNEP: Study on organic agriculture and food security in Africa launched


Organic agriculture can be good for food security in Africa, says a study launched in Geneva on September 28, 2008, by a joint UNCTAD-UNEP task force.

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European Union: New implementing rules on organic production published


The implementing rules for the new regulation on organic production were published in the Official Journal L 250 of September 18, 2008.

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