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Breakthrough study shows organic cuts agriculture’s contribution to climate change

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18.09.2017 Editor

A new research by The Organic Center and Northeastern University proves organic agriculture keeps more carbon in soil and out of atmosphere and helps to fight climate change.


Ecovia Intelligence: Future Outlook for Sustainable Sourcing

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29.08.2017 Editor

One of the most difficult issues associated with sustainable sourcing is whether companies should adopt third party standards or develop in-house schemes. Recent developments suggest the pendulum is swinging towards in-house sustainable sourcing schemes, says Ecovia Intelligence.


BioFach India/ India Organic together with the 19th Organic World Congress

World, World

03.08.2017 Editor

The ninth edition of BioFach India together with India Organic trade fairs will be held concurrently with the Organic World Congress of IFOAM Organics International from 9th-11th November 2017 at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, U.P. (Delhi)

 

 


Fall in the price of cocoa – but not of organic cocoa

World, World

01.08.2017 Leo Frühschütz

The producer price of cocoa has fallen by 40 % within one year. It is currently hovering between 1,800 and 1,900 US dollars per tonne. That's 1,600 to 1,700 euros – not enough for the cocoa farmers to live on. Do organic producers get more? Organic-Market.info asked organic cocoa importers and suppliers this question.


Organic World Congress: GOTS will be at the Pre-Conference program

World, World

31.07.2017 Editor

‘Social Compliance Issues in Organic Textiles Supply Chain’ will be the topic of a one day conference that is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 8th November 2017 in New Delhi, India.


IFOAM Annual Report 2016 is published

World, World

31.07.2017 Editor

‘Powered by People’ is the title of the recently published IFOAM Annual Report 2016. It summarizes general information about the worldwide organic movement and countless actions of IFOAM staff, World Board, ambassadors, volunteers, self-organized-structures, members and like-minded partners.


FiBL report on Voluntary Sustainability Standards

World, World

12.07.2017 Editor

The new report "State of Sustainable Markets 2017: Statistics and Emerging Trends", covering 14 Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS), shows continued growth across all products and all standards. To strengthen the data collection efforts  FiBL signed a cooperation agreement with ISEAL Alliance.


Organic-Market.info Summer Special

World, World

29.06.2017 Editor

Our Summer Special at bio-markt.info and Organic-Market.info organic-market.info offers you a great  opportunity for a low-cost campaign. From 1 August to 30 September, you can advertise 8 weeks for the price of 6 weeks!



Organic logos: Germany the frontrunner

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26.06.2017 Editor

In Europe and worldwide there are now 100,000 products with an organic logo and they include an especially high number of new products. In terms of product innovations, Germany is in the lead.


OFS as model and living laboratory

World, World

23.06.2017 Editor

Organic food systems are regarded as a model of sustainability and they can provide examples of continuous improvement and the integration of science and research. The OFSP is helping to share the benefits of organic methods with interested initiatives and across the whole of society.


Global SolutionSearch Contest names 10 finalists

World, World

22.06.2017 Editor

Solution Search announced the ten finalists for the worldwide contest in sustainability, conservation and development. People can vote daily online for their favorites.


Pesticide-Free Cotton in Ethiopia

World, World

19.06.2017 Editor

Tadesse Amera, Director of PAN Ethiopia, reports that since 2013 they have been working to support cotton farmers in Southern Ethiopia to adopt safer and more sustainable methods of growing pesticide-free cotton.


Organic textiles: big brands commit to sustainable cotton

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16.06.2017 Editor

Thirteen of the world's biggest clothing and textile brands have committed to using 100% sustainable cotton by 2025.

 


Organic Milk Market Report 2017

World, World

16.06.2017 Editor

The 2017 edition of the OMSCo Organic Milk Market Report highlights strong growth worldwide for organic dairy, driven by a common consumer focus on health and wellness.


Biofach India and Organic World Congress: two international events in Delhi

World, World

15.06.2017 Editor

Biofach India together with India Organic from 9 – 11 November will this year be a very special occasion. At the same time the 19th IFOAM Organic World Congress will be held in the halls of the India Expo Mart (IEML) in Greater Noida near New Delhi.


Trip to BioFach India for professional buyers

World, World

15.06.2017 Editor

As we have seen in the last four years, in 2017 professional buyers are again being offered a trip to BioFach India (held from 9 – 11 November in Delhi) together with the 19th IFOAM Organic World Congress.


March against Monsanto around the world

World, World

02.06.2017 Editor

The wolrdwide sixth annual March against Monsanto attracts again 10,000s of people on Saturday, May 20. News reports a picture of solidarity against what’s come to be known as the most evil corporation in the world.


IFOAM: Organic 3.0 & the need for scientific support

World, World

29.03.2017 Editor

IFOAM has published a paper as the basis for the intensification of research and as a summary of how the global organic movement sees its future development under Organic 3.0.


An award waiting to be won

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21.03.2017 Editor

Every three years IFOAM - Organics International and the Rural Development Administration (RDA) honour the excellent work of organic innovators with the Organic Farming Innovation Award (OFIA).


Monsanto Tribunal: Rechtsgutachten wird am 18. April verkündet

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21.03.2017 Karin Heinze

Am 18. April werden die Richter des Monsanto Tribunalslöffentlich ihr Gutachten und ihre Empfehlungen in Den Haag verkünden. Es wird dazu einen Live Stream in englisch, französisch, deutsch und spanisch geben.


Legal opinion of the Monsanto Tribunal: April 18th

World, World

14.03.2017 Editor

On April 18th, the Monsanto Tribunal judges will publicly present their conclusions and legal recommendations in The Hague. This event will be livestreamed in English, French, German and Spanish.


Eosta CEO: “Not profit at any price!”

World, World

03.03.2017 Editor

A recent pilot study on the true cost of food underlines that a conventional economic system does not pay in the long term, as it destroys the natural resources that we need to live. Volkert Engelsman, CEO of Eosta, has called upon the major food companies to question the economic system, with its pursuit of short-term profits, and finally adopt a sustainable approach.


BioFach review: exhibition halls full – exhibitors delighted

World, World

23.02.2017 Karin Heinze

Again a  record number of visitors and a sharp increase in the number of exhibitors. NürnbergMesse, represented by Petra Wolf and Danila Brunner, was absolutely delighted with the four days of  BioFach and Vivaness. Danila Brunner said that in order to provide even better facilities for exhibitors and visitors Halls 4A and 8 as well will be made available next year. On the last day of the fair you could also hear the positive views of many exhibitors expressing positive opinions about the trade fair.


Organic worldwide 50.9 million hectares and market exceeds 80 billion US Dollars

World, World

15.02.2017 Karin Heinze

The positive trend seen in the past years continues: Consumer demand is increasing, reflected in the significant market growth. More farmers cultivate organically, more land is certified organic, and 179 countries report organic farming activities, as shown in the 2017 edition of the study “The World of Organic Agriculture” (data per end of 2015). The statistical yearbook is published by FiBL and IFOAM – Organics International and launched at BioFach on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, from 4.00 to 4.45 pm in Hall Shanghai, NCC East. A summary with many graphics you can find here.


Corporations launched „Food Reform for Sustainability and Health“

World, World

10.02.2017 Editor

Arla, Bayer, Danone, Nestlé, Unilever and other global corporations announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos their commitment to change the global food system in terms of sustainability and health.


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