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IFOAM Organics Europe at BIOFACH 2024: Shaping the future of organic!

On February 13-16, the organic sector converged at BIOFACH/VIVANESS 2024 in Nürnberg, Germany. IFOAM Organics Europe fuelled discussions at the…
11/04/2024
Events

Fifth edition of Organic Food & Eco Living Iberia will feature 300 high-profile international buyers

4-5 June marks the fifth edition of Organic Food & Eco Living Iberia. This year’s fair will bring together top producers,…

Online knowledge exchange session: Biostimulants in organic farming

Have you used biostimulants? Or are you an expert on them? We would like to invite you to Climate Farm…

Soil health and global food security: Research & innovation for biological inputs

Policies for and investment in research and innovation (R&I) that contribute to transforming food and farming are key to achieve…
11/04/2024
Events

Join us discussing organic market developments at Natural & Organic Products Expo 2024 in London

On 14-15 April, Joanna Wierzbicka, our Deputy Director will be attending Natural & Organic Products Expo (NOPEX) at ExCeL, London (UK). Together…
10/04/2024
Events

Review of events

The second year of BEING ORGANIC in EU marked two well-attended sessions and a networking reception at BIOFACH 2024, the…
10/04/2024
Events

Youth unites for a greener, healthier, and fairer agriculture & food system 8-9 July 2024

Following the successful first edition in 2022, we are organising the second edition of Organics Europe’s Youth Event (OEYE). This…

Get inspired by excellent examples carrying out organic’s values

In recent years, the European Union has developed a long-term strategy to become climate neutral: the EU Green Deal. Among…

OrganicTargets4EU: Unlocking the potential of AKIS for the organic sector

The EU Green Deal and the Farm to Fork strategy set the ambitious target of reaching 25% of agricultural land…

New members-only sessions: (mis)use of regenerative & positioning organic to various political audiences

We are thrilled to announce new sessions in our  member-exclusive webinar series ‘Let’s Discuss Organic’. On 26 April we will…
05/04/2024
Events

European Organic Congress 2024, 10-12 September in Budapest, Hungary – Save the date 10-12 September 2024

On 10-12 September, closely after the June elections of the new European Parliament, the 17th edition of our European Organic…

Apply to be the next winner of the European Organic Awards 2024!  

Applications for the third edition of the EU Organic Awards will close on 12 May 2024. If you know of…

Preview of events

On 14-15 April, Joanna Wierzbicka, our Deputy Director will be attending Natural & Organic Products Expo (NOPEX) at ExCeL, London…
29/03/2024
Events

Discover the projects organised at BIOFACH 2024 as part of the ''Being Organic in EU'' campaign.

The second year of BEING ORGANIC in EU marked two well-attended sessions and a networking reception at BIOFACH 2024, the…
27/03/2024
Events

Upcoming 2024 Council meetings: Strengthening connections across Europe in September & November

We are pleased to invite (y)our national representatives to the European organic umbrella organisation(y)our natio to meet their European counterparts…

Organic movement starts mapping needs & priorities for research and innovation policies 

Titled “Next steps to sustainable food systems”, TP Organics started its consultation process to identify what the organic movement and…

IFOAM Organics Europe regrets a CAP simplification without vision 

BRUSSELS, 15 MARCH 2024 – IFOAM Organics Europe warns that the CAP simplification proposal presented today by the Commission is…

OrganicAdviceNetwork project, the first Europe-wide network for organic advisors, starting soon!

As the EU Farm-to-Fork Strategy aims to achieve 25% of organic farmland in the EU by 2030, new organic farmers…

New faces and new projects in the Research & Innovation Unit 

A new year means new research and innovation (R&I) projects! Several new Horizon Europe projects in which IFOAM Organics Europe…

Von der Leyen yields to farmer’s groups demands to shelve the Sustainable Use of Pesticide Regulation proposal

This week the European Commission’s President Ursula von der Leyen announced in a concession to farmers, after weeks of protests…
08/02/2024
Events

BIOFACH 2024: promotion policy in the spotlight!

We are looking forward to meeting you at this year’s BIOFACH/VIVANESS, taking place next week between 13-16 February in Nuremberg. Drop by our booth 517 in Hall…

NGT vote a step backward for biosafety that nonetheless safeguards the possibility for traceability and national "coexistence" measures

BRUSSELS, 07 FEBRUARY 2024 – Today the European Parliament voted on the legislative proposal on so-called “New Genomic Techniques” (NGTs).…

February 2024 Newsletter - Multilingual Edition

Read this Special Newsletter in BG, CZ, DA , DE, ES, EN, FR, HU, IT, LT, NL, PL, PT, RO, UA Dear reader,Welcome to 2024! As we usher in the new year and an EU…

Organic farmers call for fair prices and recognition of public goods delivery

BRUSSELS, 1 FEBRUARY 2024 – As thousands of organic farmers have joined protests across Europe, the organic food and farming…
31/01/2024
Events

Meet us at BIOFACH 2024

On 13-16 February the world’s leading organic trade fair, BIOFACH/VIVANESS, returns with its 2024 edition in Nuremberg, Germany. As the European…

IFOAM Organics Europe welcomes Strategic Dialogue on the Future of Agriculture

BRUSSELS, 25 JANUARY 2024 – On the occasion of the launch of the strategic dialogue on the future of agriculture,…

IFOAM Organics Europe calls on MEPs to postpone plenary vote on NGTs as ENVI Committee vote leaves many issues unsolved

BRUSSELS, 24 JANUARY 2024 – Today, the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI Committee) voted on the…
12/01/2024
GMOs

Myth busting: NGTs and organic

With an eye on this year’s elections, the EU institutions have geared up work on many important dossiers and advancing…
11/01/2024
GMOs

New GMOs – Key resources

This article is an overview of useful resources we have compiled for you. We will update this on a rolling…
21/12/2023
Events

Events calendar 2024

Members of IFOAM Organics Europe will find numerous opportunities to participate, exchange knowledge, and connect at the organic events scheduled…

Political Hotspot December 2023

With an eye on next year’s elections, the EU institutions have geared up work on many important dossiers. But rushing…
14/12/2023
GMOs

The hidden dangers of NGTs in the EU: key takeaways from our 30/11/2023 press conference

These videos were recorded during a press conference held by IFOAM Organics Europe on 30/11/2023, urging Members of the European…
13/12/2023
Events

Review of events

The Spanish Presidency of the European Union put a spotlight on rural areas and agricultural resilience during a High-level Rural…
11/12/2023
Events

Preview of events

Are you an organic farmers or SME managers who is involved in: Join the webinar “Entrepreneurship in the organic seeds…

Online platform for practitioners launching on 8 February 2024

Exciting news! As proud partner of the Horizon Europe project EU-FarmBook, we are excited to announce the launch of the…

Entrepreneurship in the organic seeds and breeding sector

Are you an organic farmers or SME managers who is involved in: Join the webinar “Entrepreneurship in the organic seeds…
08/12/2023
Events

Weed control in organic arable farms

On 7 December, more than 88 participants attended our webinar Weed control in organic farming – value and risks of…
08/12/2023
GMOs

Can we (gene) edit our way to sustainable agriculture?

We argue “No”. NGTs, so called New Genomic Techniques, are touted as making agriculture more sustainable by tweaking individual traits…

Fostering EU-international cooperation in research & innovation to transform agri-food systems

Right before the EU’s annual Agricultural Outlook conference, TP Organics held its event EU-international cooperation in research & innovation to…
01/12/2023
Events

IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business 2023: Connecting the organic industry 

Held on 30 November, in Brussels, Belgium, the IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business proved to be a key gathering for…

Policymakers should respect organic movement's choice not to use NGTs

BRUSSELS, 30 NOVEMBER 2023 – Speaking at an online press conference this morning, Jan Plagge, President of IFOAM Organics Europe,…
28/11/2023
Climate change

Parliament votes on Carbon Removal Certification Framework: Cautious welcome

The European Parliament’s Plenary has voted on their position on the Carbon Removal Certification Framework (CRCF). IFOAM Organics Europe welcomes…

European Parliament rejects Sustainable Use of Pesticides Regulation (SUR)

On 22 November, the plenary of the European Parliament voted to reject the proposal of the Sustainable Use of Pesticides…

Sprouting discontent: organic movement regrets European Parliament's failure to pesticides reduction

BRUSSELS, 22 NOVEMBER 2023 – IFOAM Organics Europe regrets the European Parliament’s inability to agree on a pesticides reduction regulation. …

First CORE Organic translational call to increase collaboration & funding

With ambitious targets set for organic in the EU Farm to Fork (F2F) Strategy’s targets, it is crucial to build…

We can't eat promises! Good Food Good Farming protest

On 8th November, our staff members took part to Good Food Good Farming’s protest in front of the EU Parliament.…
09/11/2023
Events

Join IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business 2023!

Get ready for a day of insightful discussions, networking, and organic inspiration at the upcoming IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business…
29/10/2023
Events

Let’s Liberate Diversity Forum to promote more diverse food systems

The annual Let’s Liberate Diversity Forum has established itself as an important event for those passionate about seeds and agrobiodiversity.…

IFOAM Organics Europe welcomes progress on pesticides reduction negotiations

BRUSSELS, 24 OCTOBER 2023 – IFOAM Organics Europe welcomes the vote today of the European Parliament Environment Committee on the…
 
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