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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…
Position papers
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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