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Andre Leu: Launch of the Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM a significant milestone

Andre Leu, President of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), gave the Opening Speech of Science Day during BioFach 2013, Nuremberg, Germany, February 15, 2013.

Andre Leu

IFOAM president Andre Leu

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For Andre Leu the launch of the of the Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM is a significant milestone and as important as the meeting that occurred 40 years ago in Versailles that started IFOAM and the global organic movement. Leu said "I see today as an important step in moving organic agriculture towards being a system of good practices based on credible science."

Leu sees the following prioirities for the work of TIPI: Yields, soil carbon sequestration, eco–functional Intensification, post-harvest, economics, and the communication with the wider scientific community.

The full speech can be downloaded at the TIPI section of the Organic-Research.net website.

Contact

Andre Leu
President of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)
Office of the IFOAM President
PO Box 800
Mossman, Queensland, 4873
Australia
a.leu(at)ifoam.org
Office land line: +61740987610
Skype: andre.leu1

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