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Re: EP resolution on food security

The war against Ukraine raises legitimate concerns over price increases and availability of certain agriculture inputs, namely cereals for animal…

Joint statement on the revision of the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Directive

February 28, 2022 – We, the undersigned organisations, are deeply concerned about the lack of ambition in the proposal on…

Use of Flavourings in Organic Food

This guidance is based on IFOAM Organics Europe understanding of the new Regulation (EU) 2018/848 (referred to in this document…

Proposal to develop a new indicator for monitoring the Farm to Fork pesticide reduction target

IFOAM Organics Europe calls for the European Commission to develop a new indicator for monitoring the Farm to Fork pesticide…

Making organic products in sustainable public procurement happen

Organic products in public procurement can play a key role in making the target of 25% of organic land by…
27/04/2022
Climate change

Organic agriculture and its benefits for climate and biodiversity

Changing the way we produce food can make a big difference in mitigating climate change, can help farmers to adapt…

Evaluation of support for organic farming in draft CAP Strategic Plans (2023-2027)

All 27-EU Member States had to submit their Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) national Strategic Plans (SP) by 1 January 2022…
20/07/2022
EU Organic Day

EU Organic Awards – Get to know the finalists

BRUSSELS, 20 JULY 2022 – Today, the finalists for the first annual EU organic awards have been announced. 24 are shortlisted…

European organic movement stands in solidarity with Ukrainian organic farmers at European Organic Congress

BORDEAUX, FRANCE, 16 JUNE 2022 – Today, ahead of the start of the European Organic Congress 2022, the Ukrainian organic…

Environmental NGOs and organic movement call on Commission to develop a new indicator to measure progress towards the Farm to Fork pesticide reduction target

BRUSSELS, 9 JUNE 2022 – The organisers of the European Citizens’ Initiative Save Bees and Farmers (signed by 1.2 million…

Member States should enhance support for organic farming in CAP Strategic Plans in line with Commission's observations

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 7 JUNE 2022 – Over the past days, the organic food and farming movement sent letters to national…

20 Years of making Europe more organic

BRUSSELS, 11 MAY 2022 – Today, IFOAM Organics Europe celebrates its 20-years anniversary. Established in 2002 as the united voice…

EU Parliament AGRI Committee supports organic farming in vote on Organic Action Plan report

BRUSSELS, 31 MARCH 2022 – IFOAM Organics Europe welcomes ComAGRI’s vote on the Parliament’s Organic Action Plan (OAP) report. AGRI…
25/03/2022
EU Organic Day

EU Organic Awards – Applications opened at high-level event

BRUSSELS, 25 MARCH 2022 – Today, Commissioner for agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski launched the applications for the first ever EU organic…

EU Parliament saves Farm to Fork's integrity but concedes on biodiversity

BRUSSELS, 24 MARCH 2022 – IFOAM Organics Europe welcomes the European Parliament’s support to the Farm to Fork Strategy as…
18/02/2022
EU Organic Day

European organic movement rejoices awards for organic

BRUSSELS, 18 FEBRUARY 2022 – Today, the European Commission, IFOAM Organics Europe, the European Economic and Social Committee, the European…
15/02/2022

New organic data: Growth continued in 2020 but policy support on statistics and CAP essential to reach EU targets

BRUSSELS, 15 FEBRUARY 2022 – Today, the Research Institute on Organic Agriculture (FiBL) published their yearly statistics on organic in…
28/09/2022
Food policy

Position paper on sustainability labelling & the Planet-score 

IFOAM Organics Europe supports fighting greenwashing by substantiating green claims and supports the European Commission’s intention to increase visibility of…
03/08/2022
Textiles

Organic textiles - Protecting the credibility of the organic label

In the European Union (EU), the use of the term “organic” in relation to textiles is not protected the same…
27/04/2022
Climate change

Position paper on carbon farming and the revision of the LULUCF Regulation

Finding synergies between climate action and biodiversity protection. The organic movement welcomes the ‘Sustainable Carbon Cycles’ initiative of the European…
 
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