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4th Latin American Congress on agroecology: Papers now online


The 4th Latin American Congress on agroecology took place September 10 to 12, 2013 at the University of La Molina in Lima, Peru.

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Argentina: Update on organic agriculture


The Argentinian competent authority SENASA has recently the latest data (per December 31, 2013) on organic farming in the country.

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Chile: First steps for inclusion on the third country list of the European Union


On  March 12, 2014, the European Union responded to the request made by Chile to be included in the European list of third countries whose organic laws are recognized as equivalent with EU regulation 1235/2008. In its statement, received by Chile on March 20, 2014, the European Commission reported...

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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 Switzerland. Bio Suisse —the umbrella organization representing Swiss organic sector— unites over 90% of Swiss organic farms. The Swiss...

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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.

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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.

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Cover "Chiffres Cles", edition 2013

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


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 % compared with 2007), continuing the positive development in 2013.


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