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17/05/2021
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Registration for European Organic Congress open

Join our European Organic Congress 2021 ‘Organic’s contribution to the European Green Deal’ from 16-18 June, online, live from Lisbon.…
04/05/2021
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Registration for the European Organic Congress 2021, taking place from 16-18 June, online & live from Lisbon, will open soon!…
04/05/2021
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Registration for European Organic Congress opens for members

Registration for the European Organic Congress 2021, taking place from 16-18 June, online & live from Lisbon, will open soon!…
29/04/2021
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On 18 March, ITAB organised a training on the ration planning tool developed within the OK-Net EcoFeed project, in cooperation…

Stimulating digital innovations through SmartAgriHubs’ open calls – PREPARE, RESTART & EXPAND

In July 2020, SmartAgriHubs opened the RESTART and EXPAND open calls, assigning up to €5,000,000 funding for Digital Innovation Hubs that are supporting diverse stakeholders in the agri-food economy. On 18 March 2021, SmartAgriHubs announced…

Organic-farmknowledge.org: New information available for organic farmers & advisors

The Organic Farm Knowledge platform provides organic farmers and advisors with practical information. Initially, the platform was set up covering…
23/04/2021
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Best Economy Forum: Paving the way to a sustainable future - 20-22 April, online

The “Best Economy Forum” (BEF), an alternative economic summit, took place from Tuesday, 20 April to Thursday, 22 April 2021…
22/04/2021
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Organic Food Conference on 30 September to 1 October - Save the date!

On 30 September to 1 October 2021, our bi-annual Organic Food Conference (formerly Organic Processing Conference) is foreseen to take…

On virtual demo events, learning by doing and more – NEFERTITI annual meeting - 13-14 April 2021, online

The fourth NEFERTITI Annual Meeting was all about collective reflection: from demonstration and facilitation to network sustainability, communication, dissemination and…

RELACS and Organic-PLUS collaborate to find alternatives to contentious inputs

On 8 April 2021, more than 50 participants joined RELACS and Organic-PLUS’ webinar to discuss both projects’ activities on reducing…

Promising alternatives to inputs for plant protection: Mineral oil & copper

The RELACS project recently published two new scientific publications on promising plant protection tools and strategies to further reduce the…

Aquaculture keeps growing – FutureEUAqua’s progress on organic & innovative fish diets

As European aquaculture production is growing,  certain challenges need to be faced,  one of them being the availability of sustainable…

Discuss CAP, new EU Organic Regulation & more at the European Organic Congress 2021 - Remember to save the date!

Are you interested in discussing the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the new EU Organic Regulation, rural development and more? Then save…

LIVESEED webinar for Members of the European Parliament & their staff - 30 March, online

On 30 March, LIVESEED invited Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and their staff to present them the outcomes of…
25/03/2021
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IFOAM Organics Europe invited food & farming stakeholders and policymakers to discuss GMOs and gene editing in agriculture. With the…
25/03/2021
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Workshop "Organic districts revitalizing Rural areas" during Rural Vision Week 2021 - 25 March 2021

During the Rural Vision Week: Imagining the future of Europe’s rural areas, IFOAM Organics Europe organised a fringe workshop on…
25/03/2021
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The area under organic production is growing, leading to an increased demand for nutrient sources suitable for organic agriculture. FiBL…

Welcome note March 2021 newsletter

Dear readers, On behalf of the European organic movement, I would like to welcome the new European Organic Action Plan…

ReMIX final Conference “Intercropping to boost agroecology in European Agriculture” - 23 March 2021, online

As the Horizon 2020 multi-actor project ReMIX draws to a close, its final conference “Intercropping to boost agroecology in European…

New router database connects Member States’ organic seed databases

A long-awaited solution for seed suppliers, European organic farmers, and national authorities arrived. The new router database will increase the…

New Open Call and Extended Deadlines! Stimulating digital innovations through SmartAgriHubs Open Calls

Since July 2020, SmartAgriHubs opened the RESTART and EXPAND open calls, assigning up to €5,000,000 funding for Digital Innovation Hubs…
19/03/2021
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BEST ECONOMY forum 2021: Global players meet regional companies - 20-22 April 2021

Why is it that only the business leaders represented in Davos speak for the global economy? Where is the voice…

OK-Net EcoFeed ration planning tool training, meeting organic farmers’ needs - 18 March 2021, online

On 18 March, ITAB organised a training on the ration planning tool developed within the OK-Net EcoFeed project, in cooperation…

EUCARPIA-LIVESEED Conference - Breeding and seed sector innovations for organic food systems - 8-10 March 2021, online

A conference organised by Latvian LIVESEED partner AREI to present recent scientific results in organic plant breeding took place on…
10/03/2021
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Join the “Rural Vision Week” from 22-26 March 2021 and attend our workshop on Organic Districts

From 22-26 March, the “Rural Vision Week: Imagining the futur of Europe’s rural areas“, organised by the European Network for…
04/03/2021
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Save the date for our European Organic Congress 2021 on 16-18 June

The 2021 edition of our European Organic Congress will take place on 16-18 June 2021, organised by IFOAM Organics Europe and our Portuguese partner Agrobio.   As in previous editions, this year’s Congress will bring…

Watch RELACS’ new project video on copper replacement in Hungarian organic vineyard

RELACS just released a new project video on replacing copper in plant protection products in organic viticulture. In the organic…

EURAKNOS Final Conference: From EURAKNOS to the EUREKA of European knowledge exchange - 25-26 February 2021, online

The EURAKNOS final consortium meeting took place on 25 February, the Final Conference on 26 February. As more sustainable practices…
26/02/2021
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FoodSHIFT2030’s webinar ‘Education for a new generation of food citizens’ - 25 February 2021, online

On 25 February, FoodSHIFT 2030 held a webinar highlighting the role of education to raise children’s awareness on the impact…

Interested in organic contaminants in recycled fertilizers? Register to RELACS webinar series! 3 March 2021 - 22 April 2021, online

The area under organic production is growing, leading to an increased demand for nutrient sources suitable for organic agriculture. FiBL…

Helping meet organic farmers’ needs: Training on ration planning tool - 18 March 2021, online

Formulating feed rations for organic pigs and poultry is a challenge. OK-Net Ecofeed’s new ration planning tool helps you meet…
23/02/2021
Events GMOs

[Exclusive for members] GMOs and gene editing in agriculture: Event recordings available until 15 March

On 10 February 2021, more than 160 participants and 7 speakers joined the online event GMOs and gene editing in…

Conference “Intercropping to boost agroecology in European Agriculture” - Register now! 23 March 2021, online

As the Horizon 2020 multi-actor project ReMIX draws to a close, its final conference will be held online in collaboration…

Participate in FutureEUAqua’s stakeholder webinar on aquaculture and Internet of Things, 25 February 2021, online

How can Internet of Things (IoT) enhance aquaculture farms productivity and ensure sustainability? On 25 February 2021, from 14:00 CET,…

TP Organics’ Science Day at BIOFACH 2021: Innovating for organic food processing - 19 February 2021, online

At TP Organics’ Science Day at BIOFACH’s 2021 e-Special, more than 150 participants learned about ongoing research projects funded by…

More than 1,000 attended our sessions at BIOFACH’s e-Special - 17-19 February 2021, online

On 17-19 February 2021, the first online edition of BIOFACH took place with more than 13,800 participants. 17 February: Opening…

Farm fish for the future – Discover FutureEUAqua’s new Instagram page!

FutureEUAqua is now on Instagram! Follow the project to learn more about the most recent innovations and challenges in fish…

Registration for XF-ACTORS project’s final event and 3rd European Conference on Xylella Fastidiosa is now open! 26-30 April 2021, online

The 3rd EFSA European Conference on Xylella fastidiosa and final meeting of the XF-ACTORS project will be held online between…

IFOAM Organics Europe’s expert session on promotion policies during BIOFACH 2021

During BIOFACH 2021, IFOAM Organics Europe’s Food Policy Officer Silvia Schmidt organized an “Ask the Expert” Session on the Commission’s…

Interested in organic aquaculture? Read FutureEUAqua’s report on consumer awareness, perception and acceptance of European aquaculture and production methods

FutureEUAqua has released a report on consumer awareness, perception and acceptance of four European aquaculture production systems: organic, conventional, recirculating…
11/02/2021
Events GMOs

Organic and Conventional sectors discuss genome editing at IFOAM Organics Europe event - 10 February 2021, online

IFOAM Organics Europe invited food & farming stakeholders and policymakers to discuss GMOs and gene editing in agriculture. With the…

Register now for the final event of the Internet of Food and Farm 2020 project - 16-18 March, online

The Internet of Food and Farm 2020 (IoF2020) project IoF2020 is coming to an end. Register now to the digital…
10/02/2021
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How can food education in school foster a new generation of citizens aware of food sustainability and health? Let's figure it out! 25 February 2021, online

Children are the citizens of tomorrow. Raising their awareness is key in fostering a new generation of consumers conscious of…

Did you miss RELACS’ workshop on the replacement of anthelmintics at the Oxford Real Farm Conference? Then check out the project’s latest news story!

On 10 January 2021, RELACS’ project partners Soil Association and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) took part in the Oxford Real…

Welcome note February 2021 newsletter

Dear readers,   On behalf of the European organic movement, I would like to welcome you back after the winter break…
03/02/2021
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The BIOFRUITNET project has launched a series of webinars to boost innovation in the European organic fruit production. The first…
03/02/2021
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How does organic & non-organic food and farming avoid contamination with GMOs? Why is it so relevant for food production…

Join IFOAM Organics Europe at Europe’s biggest trade fair for organic - 17-19 February 2021, online

BIOFACH 2021 is just around the corner! The yearly event gathering the organic movement will take place from 17-19 February…
 
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