03 July, 2017

International forum: MISSION CLEAN FOOD FOR...

Final event of the Bulgarian-Swiss project “For the Balkan and the People” Inspiring examples of pro-biodiversity businesses in the Natura 2000 zones and new vision for the development and protection of nature in Bulgaria are the key topics for discussion at the International Forum Mission “Clean food for fair livelihood ” on 5 July 2017 in Sofia. The forum is the final event of the Bulgarian-Swiss project... more»

14 June, 2017


The organic food and farming movement (IFOAM EU) welcomes today’s European Parliament backing of the European Commission’s proposal to ban pesticides on Ecological Focus Areas (EFAs). However, we warn that MEPs and the CAP post-2020 must aim higher at protecting the environment from harmful agriculture practices. The MEPs’ decision sends a political signal that agrochemicals are not compatible with agroecological farming... more»

13 June, 2017

Organic regulation review: no deal is...

Yesterday’s meeting of the Council of Agriculture Ministers did not change the opinion of the organic sector on the current draft text for a new organic regulation. As no new content has been presented, our organizations still question the real added value and the technical soundness of the proposal. After five years of negotiating, organic operators and EU citizens deserve a regulation that is readable, consistent and easy to... more»

23 May, 2017

2017 Call for Organic Innovations

How do we move organic forward to ensure sustainability & health of our food systems? Innovation is one of the answers. Are you a farmer, researcher or a company that have an innovative solution for one of the needs of the organic sector below? Improving soil quality in organic arable farming Appropriate and robust livestock systems Innovation for sustainable diets Then apply for the 2017 TP... more»

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