The estimated retail value of sales of Fairtrade products were £1.67 billion (about €2.26 billion) in 2014, down 3.7% year-on-year.
2015 is the International Year of Soils. The IYS 2015, initiated by the FAO, aims to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions.
2015 is the International Year of Soils. The IYS 2015, initiated by the FAO, aims to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions
Textile Exchange has announced their annual textile sustainability conference Textiles - A Circular Life. It will take place in Mumbai, India, on 5 - 10 October 2015.
Organic exports from the Netherlands increased by 11%, up from 826 million euros in 2013 to 938 million euros in 2014.
World, World24.02.2015 Karin Heinze
The latest global data on organic farming has been presented by IFOAM – Organics International and the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) at the BioFach fair 2015 in Nuremberg. The global organic market increased to 72 billion US Dollars, organic agricultural land worldwide is 43 million hectares.
World, World06.02.2015 Alexander Reinbold
From 11 to 14 February – Wednesday to Saturday – the international organic industry will again be congregating in Nuremberg. Just as last year, NürnbergMesse expects around 2,200 exhibitors and 42,000 professional visitors to attend the trade fair duo BioFach and Vivaness.