A 30-day “Growing New Organic Farmers” Kickstarter campaign was launched.
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As the Directive granting Member States the right to ban GMO cultivation on their territory enters into force beginning April 2015, a new report from IFOAM EU provides an overview of existing national “coexistence” measures aimed at preventing contamination by GMOs.
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This years’ Organic Congress from IFOAM EU group will take place in Riga.
The first international GOTS Conference - Strong Partnerships for Success - will take place in Mumbai, India on 22 May 22 2015.
Together with the IFOAM EU Group, the IFOAM Academy is getting ready for the next edition of the European Organic Leadership Course.
The 2015 edition of The World of Organic Agriculture - Statistics and Emerging Trends was published by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM.
At BioFach 2015, Organic Services and Bionext, and Organic Services and Federbio agreed on a close cooperation.
The Fairtrade Foundation has just published their report Sugar Crash - How EU Reform is endangering the livelihoods of small farmers.
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.
Liesl Truscott, European & Farm Engagement Director, joined Textile Exchange Board member Mitsuya Inagaki from KOWA, Daren Abney from the Better Cotton Initiative, and Jouji Matsui from Fairtrade Japan to deliver a seminar on cotton sustainability initiatives in January.
The US Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA AMS) reports that total organic milk products sales were at 210 million pounds in December 2014, up 5.7% from December 2013 and up 9.2% for 2014 compared with 2013.
The Green Train 2015 (Treno Verde 2015) has departed in Caltanissetta (Sicily) and is on its way to the Expo in Milan that will commence on 1 May 2015.
The Scottish Government has announced further funding for Soil Association Scotland's Food for Life Scotland programme.
Organic exports from the Netherlands increased by 11%, up from 826 million euros in 2013 to 938 million euros in 2014.
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.
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