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Leaflets

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…

Plant health care in organic farming - The role of natural substances in a biodiversity-based system approach

One of organic agriculture’s defining traits is its approach towards plant health care, relying mainly on preventive and indirect measures…

LIVESEED - Boosting organic seed and plant breeding across Europe

Seeds are the foundation of farming. Therefore, organic production should start with organic seed. Applying organic seed is mandatory according…
05/06/2019
GMOs

All techniques of genetic modification must be regulated

Organic farming is GMO-free per definition but is endangered by the development of new techniques of genetic modification. If their…
14/09/2018
GMOs

Keeping GMOs out of organic - Project presentation August 2018-2020

The project ‘Keeping GMOs out of organic’ was developed in 2018 and revised in August 2018, after the adoption of…

SOLMACC - Advocacy leaflet

Institute: Ekologiska Landbrukarna, FiBL , Bioland, AIAb and IFOAM EU 

SOLMACC – Viable climate-friendly farming – Socio-economic strategies

Institute: Ekologiska Landbrukarna, FiBL , Bioland, AIAb and IFOAM EU – Authors: Sigrid Griese (Bioland), Lin Bautze (FiBL), Ann-Kathrin Trappenberg (IFOAM EU), Stephen Meredith (IFOAM EU), Eric Gall (IFOAM EU) and…
Reports and studies
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…

The ambition gap - Assessing organic farming support measures in current draft national CAP Strategic Plans for the Common Agricultural Policy 2023-2027

All 27-EU Member States have until 1st January 2022 to submit their Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)Strategic Plans to the European…

Prospects & developments for organic in national CAP Strategic Plans [Country overview]

Prospects & developments for organic in national CAP strategic plans 29 June 2021 – IFOAM Organics Europe presents the new…

Towards a just transition of food systems - Challenges and policy levers for France

IDDRI “Towards a just transition of food systems – Challenges & policy levers for France”. Aubert, Gardin (IDDRI) & Alliot…
14/05/2021
Food policy

Sustainable Public Procurement of food: A goal within reach

The aim of this paper is to provide five key arguments in favour of sustainable healthy food procurement to address…
22/02/2021
Agroecology

Roots of Resilience: Land Policy for an Agroecological transition in Europe

Read the policy report report “Roots of resilience: Land policy for an agroecological transition in Europe” in EnglishRead the executive…
27/01/2021
Agroecology

A 10+13 agroecology approach to shape policies and transform eu food systems

This policy paper puts forward a proposal to mainstream agroecology into the policies governing EU food systems. It builds on…

Taxation as a tool towards true cost accounting

STUDY ON THE REDUCTION OF VAT FOR ORGANIC PRODUCTS & INCREASED TAXES FOR ENVIRONMENTALLY UNFRIENDLY PESTICIDES

Agroecology and carbon neutrality in Europe by 2050: what are the issues?

Institute: Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI)  – Authors: Pierre-Marie Aubert, Marie-Hélène Schwoob, Xavier Poux 
 
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