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Follow us on Twitter: Statistics and news on organic farming worldwide


With its new specialized Twitter account @FiBLStatistics, the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL is providing a tool to find latest data and information on organic farming by country, crop and other issues.

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New handbook: Organic in Europe - Prospects and Developments


This publication provides an overview of developments and future prospects from the perspective of public policy support and market growth.

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Ireland: Presentations of the 2011 National Organic Food Conference available


The Irish National Organic Food Conference, which took place on June 14, 2011, covered a number of issues of relevance to the development of the food sector. Themes included Irish organic export opportunity or the domestic market.

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Ireland: More buying organic food


Organic Food is being purchased by a growing number of Irish shoppers every year, according to new research presented recently by th Irish Food Board, Bord Bia.

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Ireland: New organic advisory group, Forás Orgánach


Trevor Sargent, the Irish Minister for Food and Horticulture at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, named the members of Forás Orgánach on August 28, 2009. Forás Orgánach is a new body which was established to drive forward the...

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Ireland: Review of organic farming scheme to meet government target


(DAFF) Trevor Sargent, Minister for Food and Horticulture at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, has recently announced a review of the Organic Farming Scheme. The review will look at how available funds are used to best effect to...

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Ireland: Organic Action Plan


On April 30, 2008, an organic action plan was launched in Ireland. Speaking at the launch Minister Sargent said that he was committed to achieving the very necessary development of the organic sector in Ireland.

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