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Learn about organic textiles & the EU Regulation on the pesticides in our member-only webinars

We continue our “Let’s Discuss Organic!” series of member-only webinars. Join experts from our team and network and discuss hot…
14/03/2022
Food policy

Buy Better Food campaign wants to put sustainable food on all public plates

The time has come to make public food procurement a mainstream issue at European level. To this end, we participate…
14/03/2022
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Volunteering at IFOAM Organics Europe: Team work and discovering Belgium

Hello, my name is Rico and in September I started working at IFOAM Organics Europe as one of the ESC…

Members can now get inspired for EU Organics Day & learn about EU Organic Awards

On 10 March, we held a webinar to inform the movement about the EU Organic Awards and inspire our members…
11/03/2022
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The Year of organics Organics toolkit – Celebrate with us

This year, the European organic movement will celebrate its 20th anniversary. Together with IFOAM – Organics International’s 50th and IFOAM Asia’s 10th anniversary, 2022 will…
10/03/2022
Events

Early bird registration for the European Organic Congress 2022 now open

Register now for our European Organic Congress 2022 – ‘A more organic future: On the road to achieving the EU…
09/03/2022
Vision

They make it happen! A Belgian farming collective for biodiversity and preservation

Organic farming and production work with nature to achieve the best possible results for people, animals, and the planet. To…
09/03/2022
Vision

Do you have an initiative that is transforming food & farming? Share it with us, get visibility & inspire others!

To make the EU Green Deal a reality, we need to change the way we eat and farm. The organic…
08/03/2022

Celebrating women transforming our food systems!

One day isn’t enough to do justice to the incredible work carried out by women in agriculture around the world.…
08/03/2022
Events

Save the date: The first Organics Europe's Youth Event 2022 31 Aug-1 Sept 2022

Organic and You(th) – Together for sustainable food systems We are excited to announce that we have been working on…
07/03/2022
Events

Organics Europe's Youth Event 2022 - 31 August to 1 September 2022

IFOAM Organics Europe is excited to announce that we have been working on a brand-new event: the Organics Europe Youth…
07/03/2022
Events

Watch BIOFACH/VIVANESS congress presentation

In the run-up to the BIOFACH / VIVANESS Summer Edition taking place from 26 – 29 July 2022, the organisers,…

The 7 key policy recommendations on sustainable food public procurement

The Food Policy Coalition’s policy recommendations on food procurement support procurement as a tool that contributes to the systemic transformation…

Statement of solidarity with Ukraine

The European organic movement expresses its solidarity with all people in Ukraine, with all those, including in Russia, who have…

Organic Movement calls for increased support for organic farming in CAP Strategic Plans to achieve Farm to Fork's targets

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 3 March 2022 – Today, the organic food and farming movement published its assessment of the support for…

Webinar “Healthy policies for healthy soil: the Green Deal playing field”

Participate in this webinar on 10 March, at 10.30-13.00 (CET), organised by Legambiente (IT) and Zelena Istra (HR) within the…
01/03/2022
Climate change

Latest IPCC report: Agroecological practices support food security

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has published its latest report Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. The…

EU FarmBook: Open-source knowledge platform for farmers, 23 February 2022, online

On 23 February, we held a member-only webinar in which 28 participants from the organic sector learned about the progress…

European organic movement rejoices awards for organic

BRUSSELS, 18 FEBRUARY 2022 – Today, the European Commission, IFOAM Organics Europe, the European Economic and Social Committee, the European…
15/02/2022
Press release

New organic data: Growth continued in 2020 but policy support on statistics and CAP essential to reach EU targets

BRUSSELS, 15 FEBRUARY 2022 – Today, the Research Institute on Organic Agriculture (FiBL) published their yearly statistics on organic in…
03/02/2022
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Share our vacancies: HR Consultant and Communications Coordinator

We are recruiting. Are you experienced in Communications? Or in HR? Check out our opportunities HR Consultant (Part-time, remote) Degree…

Welcome note February 2022 newsletter

Dear Readers,      I would like to welcome you back after the winter break and take this opportunity to wish you…

Political hotspot February 2022 newsletter

Promotion policies, an important funding opportunity for organic – Deadline calls for proposals 21 AprilOn 16 December, the European Commission…
02/02/2022
GMOs

New GMOs: What’s next for Europe & state-of-play legislative process

As covered in previous editions of our newsletter, the European Commission has been moving forward with plans to create a…
02/02/2022
Events

Review of events

Did you miss IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business 2021? Access the event recordings is available to our member on IFOAM Organics Europe…
02/02/2022
Events

Preview of events

The International Conference on Organic Fruit Growing “Ecofruit” will take place as an online conference 21-23 February 2022. Participants will…
02/02/2022
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Help us celebrate our birthday and the Year of Organics

This year, we will are celebrating our 20th anniversary. Together with IFOAM – Organics International’s 50th and IFOAM Asia’s 10th…

EU organic movement calls on Member States to provide reliable data on organic and other Farm to Fork targets

BRUSSELS, 2 FEBRUARY 2022 – As the first trialogue on the Regulation on Statistics on Agricultural Inputs and Outputs (SAIO)…

Sustainability labelling: Product Environmental Footprint not suitable for agri-food products

Sustainability labelling has to be one of the major food-related political topics of 2022. As the think tank IDDRI outlines…

Get inspired: New EU campaign to stimulate organic purchasing behavior in supermarkets

Organic umbrella organisations in Sweden, Finland, The Netherlands, and Belgium are joining forces to stimulate the sales of organic products.…
31/01/2022
CAP

New CAP delegated and implemented acts approved – Ongoing approval process of CAP national Strategic Plans

On 11 January, the Parliament’s Committee on Agricultural and Rural Development (COMAGRI) approved most of the CAP 2023-2027 Regulations’ delegated…
31/01/2022
Climate change

Update on the revision of the LULUCF Regulation

As part of the Fit for 55 package, several legislative initiatives aim to support the European target of reducing at…
28/01/2022
Events

Adjust your planners - BIOFACH postponed to 26-29 July 2022

The most important yearly appointment of the organic movement worldwide, BIOFACH was postponed to the 26-29 July and will take…

Policy brief outlining key points for a “Carbon Farming Scheme”

In December 2021, the European Commission presented its Communication on ‘Sustainable Carbon Cycles’, which addresses how to increase carbon sequestration…

Trialogues on Regulation on Statistics on Agricultural Inputs and Outputs to start

On 10 December, the Council of the EU approved its mandate for negotiations on the Regulation on Statistics on Agricultural…

New scientific publication on riboflavin supplementation in organic chicken feed

The RELACS project, which aims at finding alternatives to contentious inputs in organic farming, released a new scientific paper inquiring methods…
24/01/2022
Food policy

Have your say! European Commission public consultations on nutrition labelling & nutrient profiles

Until 7 March, the European Commission is consulting stakeholders on two public consultations: Revision of rules on information provided to…

Revised Directive for a Sustainable Use of pesticides expected on 23 March

The indicative calendar of the European Commission for the first half of 2022 mentions the launch of a “Nature restauration…

A knowledge platform for organic farming – Constantly further developed

The Organic Farm Knowledge platform is constantly working to evolve, keep the tools up to date, increase the reach and…
22/01/2022
Events

Participate to the international Conference on Organic Fruit Growing “Ecofruit” 21-23 February 2022, online

The International Conference on Organic Fruit Growing “Ecofruit” will take place as an online conference 21-23 February 2022. Participants will…
20/01/2022
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Reminder: IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business 2021 available for members!

Did you miss IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business 2021? Access the event recordings is available to our member on IFOAM Organics Europe…

New tools and practices for organic dairy sector from the NEFERTITI project

Looking for inspiration for improving organic dairy farming? Check out the new videos from the NEFERTITI project that showcase tools…

Exclusive for members: Let’s Discuss Organic! continues in 2022

In 2022, we will continue with our monthly, member-only Let’s Discuss Organic! sessions. These online live sessions will offer our members…

BIOFRUITNET recommendations for stronger organic fruit growing systems

Knowledge sharing is key for bringing together innovative ideas and identify new solutions in organic farming. The Horizon 2020 BIOFRUITNET…
19/01/2022
Animal welfare

Feedback to the public consultation on animal welfare

The European Commission launched a public consultation on the revision of the EU legislation on animal welfare. IFOAM Organics Europe…

Pilot of EU FarmBook platform open-source knowledge platform – Join webinar on 23 February!

The Horizon 2020-funded EUREKA project is developing a proof of concept for a new European-wide, centralised and open-source knowledge reservoir…
18/01/2022
About us

Volunteering at IFOAM Organics Europe: Personal development through international experience

Through the experience that JINT gives me at IFOAM Organics Europe and in the city of Brussels, I am getting…

Join pan-European testing for pesticide residues during #GoodFoodGoodFarming action month in October 2022

In the bodies of farm workers and city inhabitants, in people’s bedrooms and children’s playgrounds – pesticide residues at harmful…
 
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