Europäisches Konsortium für ökologische Pflanzenzucht e. V.
European Consortium for Organic Plant Breeding (ECO-PB)
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Monika Messmer (Senior Scientist)|
The European Consortium for Organic plant breeding (ECO-PB), founded 20th April 2001 in Driebergen (NL), aims to provide a platform for: discussion and exchange of knowledge and experiences; initiation, support of organic plant breeding programmes; the development of scientific concepts of an organic plant breeding; the provision of independent, competent expertise to develop standard setting with respect to organic plant breeding. ECO-PB commits itself to the principles of organic agriculture as laid down in the IFOAM Basic Standards and EU Regulation (EEC) 2092/91 is member of IFOAM International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements offers full membership to all organisations that are actively and predominantly engaged in the development and promotion of organic plant breeding or organic agriculture and offers supporting membership to all persons and organisations predominantly engaged in organic agriculture and complying with the objectives of the association.