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29/05/2023
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…

A recap of the Organic Food Conference by BEING Organic in EU

IFOAM Organics Europe was happy to continue promoting the BEING ORGANIC in EU project objectives through the organisation of the…

Exploring the future of organic agriculture: Highlights from day 1 of the Organic Food Conference

The Organic Food Conference took place on 22-23 May at Aboca’s premises in Sansepolcro, Tuscany (IT), and its first day…
26/05/2023
Events

European Organic Congress 2023: Enjoy early-bird fares now!

Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable journey towards a greener future? The European Organic Congress (EOC) 2023 will…

300+ organizations unite to send strong signal to Frans Timmermans, demanding a shift to evidence-based sustainability food systems rather than unfounded hope on new GMOs

More than 300 organizations signed a letter sent to Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal in the…

Political Hotspot May 2023

The proposal for an EU nature restoration law is facing major opposition, recently leading to the rejection of the whole…

Welcome Note May 2023

Dear readers, I am delighted to welcome you to the latest edition of our newsletter, filled with European organic updates.…
25/05/2023
Events

Preview of events

The fourth edition of Organic Food & Eco Living Iberia, the meeting point for professionals of the organic sector at…
25/05/2023
Events

Review of events

The Organic Food Conference took place on 22-23 May at Aboca’s premises in Sansepolcro, Tuscany (IT), and its first day…
25/05/2023
Events

Natexpo: Only five months to the opening day!

The international exhibition for organic products Natexpo is stepping up preparations to welcome organic professionals in October 2023. To date,…
25/05/2023
Events

Organic Knowledge served fresh: Join Let's Discuss Organic! webinar series

Are you a member of IFOAM Organics Europe? Do you want to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and best…

High-level policy debate and networking reception organised by TP Organics on "A Soil Deal for Europe and Beyond" on 30 May

TP Organics, the European Technology Platform for Research and Innovation in Organic and Agroecology, whose secretariat is hosted by IFOAM…

National CAP Strategic Plans: On the road to achieving the 25% organic target

The Horizon Europe project OrganicTargets4EU supports the achievement of the targets set by the EU’s Farm to Fork and Biodiversity…

Save the date: Organic Innovation Days 2023 on citizen-driven transformation of European food systems

Save the date for this year’s edition of TP Organics’ Organic Innovation Days, which will take place in Brussels on…
24/04/2023
Events

Organic Food and Eco Living Iberia 2023:  record number of registered visitors

The fourth edition of Organic Food & Eco Living Iberia, the meeting point for professionals of the organic sector at…

Join the best in organic: Apply for the EU Organic Awards 2023

Calling all organic farmers, processors, retailers, and stakeholders in the organic value chain! Are you ready to showcase your achievements…

Attend the Organic Food Conference in Tuscany, Italy

Would you like to enjoy great Italian organic food while discussing organic? Don’t miss out on our Organic Food Conference Events,…

Sustainable school meals as catalysts for food system change

On 22-23 March, during the conference titled ‘Small Farm to Fork Procurement’ and held at the ICLEI Brussels office, IFOAM…

European organic operators, apply for the EU Organic Awards before 14 May! 

Organic farming is a key part of the solution to our planet’s most pressing environmental challenges: from reducing use of…

Welcome Note March 2023

Dear Readers, Welcome to the March edition of our newsletter! We are excited to share with you the latest news…
28/03/2023
Events

Review of events

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, business active in and interested in organic met again in…
27/03/2023
Events

“Being Organic in EU” project events in Biofach

The BEING ORGANIC in EU project is a promotion campaign proposed by FederBio in cooperation with Naturland co-financed by the…

EU Organic Awards 2023: Apply before 14 May!

We are excited to announce that the EU Organic Awards are back for the second time after a successful debut…
24/03/2023
Events

Promotion policies 2023: How can the organic sector make the most of this opportunity? – Member-only webinar 

Our member-only sessions ‘Let’s Discuss Organic’ are back! Take part in our monthly online live sessions in which you, our…
22/03/2023
GMOs

EU environmental ministers give clear signal to Commission to maintain precautionary principle & risk assessment for NGTs

On 16 March, the Council meeting of environmental ministers sent a decisive message to the European Commission as a large…

We want to be able to choose! Ensure GMO-free food production.

Update 23.03.2023: Junges Bioland initiated an online petition on this topic, addressed to Olaf Scholz, Germany’s Prime Minister, and to…

IFOAM Organics Europe & Diversified Communications partner to support organic market growth

BRUSSELS, 07 MARCH 2023 – We are excited to announce that IFOAM Organics Europe, the European umbrella organisation for organic…

BIOFRUITNET project ending: Stronger networks in organic fruit growers

Knowledge sharing is the key for bringing together organic actors, share innovative ideas and identify the best practices in organic…

Scientific study shows synthetic pesticides significantly more dangerous than natural ones 

More organic farming means less pesticide use and risk  BRUSSELS, VIENNA, 23 FEBRUARY 2023 – The European Green Deal’s targets of…

February 2023 Newsletter - Multilingual Edition

Read this Special Newsletter edition in CZ, DE, ES, FR, HU, IT, LT, NL, PL, PT, RO Welcome note  Dear reader,  Welcome to a very special edition of our newsletter. At…

Online press conference: Conventional and organic pesticides compared, 23 February

“Organic farming is not what it claims to be. Organic farmers also spray poisons – and not too sparingly.” “Organic…
13/02/2023
GMOs

European Court of Justice decision on ‘in vitro’ mutagenesis strengthens 2018 ruling subjecting gene editing to EU GMO Directive

The recent ruling by the European Court of Justice, published on 7 February, closes a 2015 case brought forward by…
08/02/2023
Events GMOs

Successful GMO petition handover to the Commission

On February 7, environmental, agricultural, and consumer rights organizations gathered in front of the European Parliament in Brussels to officially…
06/02/2023
GMOs

New year, old narratives – Why genetic engineering is (still) not the solution to food security

The European Commission kicked off 2023 by publishing a report on the drivers of food security, recognising the value of…

Innovative solutions in organic fruit production – BIOFRUITNET project's final conference - 2 March 2023, 9:15-13.30 (CET), online 

Organic farming relies on knowledge and information flow and has a biodiversity-based approach to plant health. Sharing the available best…
26/01/2023
Events

Events calendar 2023

IFOAM Organics Europe’s members will have plenty of opportunities to get engaged, share knowledge and network at this year’s organic…

Save the bees and farmers hearing at the European Parliament  

The official hearing of the European Citizens (ECI) Initiative Save the Bees and Farmers, which we are part of, take…
 
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