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Science Day 2016: Register now


Registration for Science Day 2016 is now open. Science Day will take place on February 12, 2016, at BIOFACH, the World Organic Trade Fair, in Nuremberg, Germany. It is... read more

FiBL and Abu Dhabi Farmers’ Services Centre sign contract to establish a centre for organic agriculture


Over the next four years, experts in organic agriculture will visit the UAE in order to establish a centre for organic agriculture in cooperation with local... read more

Workshop on sustainability of organic/low-input dairy


The Sustainable Organic and Low Input Dairying (SOLID) project is holding a conference which is jointly organised and supported by the Organic Research Centre (ORC),... read more

More EU research money should be spent on organic farming according to new study


Increasing investment in research for organic farming will help to provide answers to many environmental and social issues of Europe’s farming systems, says a new study... read more

Compliance to voluntary sustainability standards has grown steadily worldwide


The Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) presented the first results of its survey on Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) at the second Trade for... read more

France: organic market continues to grow in 2015


Organic farming and organic consumption is increasing in France. Between January-July 2015, the number of organic farms has increased by 8% compared to the same period... read more

Interactive data table on key indicators now online


The interactive data tables on key indicators and on crops worldwide are  now online. Data on organic agriculture worldwide are also available as Excel sheets (key... read more

France: Development of organic agricultural land 1985-2014. Agence Bio, Nic Lampkin

France: Organic market and area continue to grow in 2014


In France the organic area, the number of producers as well as the market continued to grow in 2014. Here are the key figures for 2014: Market: 4.83  billion... read more

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Danish organic market grows by 6.1 percent in 2014


Acording to the latest data released by statistics Denmark, the organic market is now at 830 Million euros. This figure includes the general retailers (supermarkets and... read more

5th International Conference on Organic Agriculture Sciences (ICOAS): Registration deadline prolonged


The deadline for registration for 5th International Conference on Organic Agriculture Sciences (ICOAS) has been prolonged until 31st May 2015. More information is... read more

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... read more

UK: Organic market shows improved growth amidst tumbling food prices


The Soil Association’s 2015 Organic Market Report reveals sales of organic products increased by 4% in 2014. The new figures announced in February 2015 show this is... read more

June 24-26, 2015: Eucarpia-COBRA-ECO-PB event on organic plant breeding in Munich, Germany


Register now for the Eucarpia-COBRA-ECO-PB event in Munich, Germany in June.  read more


Organic agriculture and organic markets in Europe - 2013 update


The key data on organic agriculture in Europe are now available at http://orgprints.org/28706.  read more

Organic Farming in Estonia 2014: 16 percent of the farmland is organic


Recently the brochure „Organic Farming in Estonia 2014“ was published by the Ministry of Agriculture, Republic of Estonia. The booklet with the key statistics and... read more


OrganicDataNetwork successfully concluded


The European project "Data network for better European organic market information" (OrganicDataNetwork) has now reached its end. The major outcomes are summarized in... read more

Germany: New study on organic imports


Germany is not only the largest market for organic products in Europe but also one of its largest organic producers. In spite of this fact, Germany imported in 2012, 3... read more

Slides on organic agriculture world-wide


There are 3 presentations summarizing the key results of the FiBL-IFOAM survey on organic agriculture worldwide 2015 (data 2013). Apart from the global data, key results... read more

Report from Science Day 2015


On February 13, the Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM (TIPI), together with the European Technology Platform for Organic Food and Farming (TP Organics) convened... read more

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TP Organics: Priority topics for Horizon 2020: new version


The European Technology Platform for organic food and farming (TP Organics) has published a new version of its priority topics for the Horizon 2020 Work Programme... read more

Presentations from the session "The Organic Market in Europe" at BIOFACH 2015


On February 12, 2015, partners of the OrganicDataNetweork prsented the latest data on organic markets in Europe. The presentations are now available for download at... read more

Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda for Organic Food and Farming


On 13 February, 2015, the European Technology Platform for organic Food and Farming TP Organics (www.tporganics.eu) launched its new Strategic Research and Innovation... read more

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Presentations from the session "The World of Organic Agriculture" at BIOFACH 2015


The presentations at the session "The World of Organic Agriculture" are now online and can be downloaded from Organic Eprints at www-orgprints.org/28216.... read more

Growth continues: Global organic market at 72 billion US Dollars with 43 million hectares of organic agricultural land worldwide


The latest global data on organic farming will be presented by IFOAM – Organics International and the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) at the BIOFACH... read more

Media release: European organic market continued to grow in 2013


In 2013, the European organic market grew by approximately six percent to a value of more than 24 billion euros. Consumers in the European Union spent 22.2 billion... read more

February 11, 2015: Launch of the 2015 edition of "The World of Organic Agriculture"


The session on global organic farming and market trends will take place place from 2 pm to 2.45 pm, on Wednesday 11, 2015, in Room Istanbul (NCC East) at BIOFACH,... read more

Priority topics for Horizon 2020: Work Programme 2016/2017


In December 2014, TP Organics, the European Technology Platform for Organic Food and Farming Research published priority topics for the Horizon 2020 Work Programme... read more

Science Day at BIOFACH 2015: Registration and programme now online


At BIOFACH 2015 (www.biofach.de), the 3rd Science day will take place. The programme is now available. Like in the past, it will be a joint event by TIPI, the... read more