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OrganicDataNetwork: Survey about market data availability in Europe started

The OrganicDataNetwork project, which was recently launched, has now started a survey about data collectors and data availability of oganic market data in Europe.

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As part of the OrganicDataNetwork project (work package 2), the project partners have now developed a survey to ask various organisations involved in organic market data about the type of data they collect, and their approaches to data collection, analysis and publication.The work is lead by the project partner Organic Research Centre - Elm Farm, UK, (www.organicresearchcentre.com)

This survey will give a better idea of who collects organic market data and how they go about it. The results will feed into many other aspects of the project.

The questionnaire has already been sent out to a large number of data collectors.

Those that have not yet been contacted but feel they would have interesting information for the survey, then please contact Catherine Gerrard or Anja Viehweger of the Organic Research Centre Elm Farm. The details of the survey will then be sent to you.

Further information



  • Catherine Gerrard, The Organic Research Centre - Elm Farm, UK
  • Anja Viehweger, The Organic Research Centre - Elm Farm, UK

About the OrganicDataNetwork project

The project "Data network for better European organic market information" (OrganicDataNetwork) aims to increase the transparency of the European organic food market through better availability of market intelligence about the sector to meet the needs of policy makers and actors involved in organic markets.

It is funded under the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union and runs from 2012 to 2014.


Dr. Catherine Gerrard
The Organic Research Centre Elm Farm
Hamstead Marshall
Newbury, Berkshire RG20 0HR
United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1488 658298
Fax +44 1488 658503
Personal webpage


Liisa Voutila
Ph.D. Principal Research Scientist
Swine Research
MTT Animal Production Research
Tervamäentie 179
05840 Hyvinkää
Fax +358 20 772 040

OrganicDataNetwork: Key facts

Data network for better European organic market information (OrganicDataNetwork)

Funding: 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development of the European Union
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Project call identifier:
Project number: 289376
Duration: 2012-2014
Project leader: Prof. Dr. Raffaele Zanoli, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy