Members of IFOAM Organics Europe
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Estonian Organic Farming Foundation (EOFF) is a non-governmental, non-profit foundation, whose activities focus on development of the Estonian organic sector. EOFF is mostly engaged in knowledge transfer, networking and promotional activities, and also works on policy and regulatory issues.
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 agricultur...
The National Federation of Organic Agriculture (FNAB) represents over 10, 000 organic farmers in France and overseas. FNAB was created in 1978 by 4 organic farmers and gathers nowadays as a network 78 local and 22 regional groups with a total of 250 employees. The FNAB network works with national and local public authorities and numbers of NGO's to develop organic farming in France. FNAB has contributed to the creation of a private organic brand and label called "Bio cohérence" in 2010.
FederBio associates the main organic farming organizations at regional and national level, carrying out all activities in the sector of production, transformation, distribution, certification, the ruling and safeguarding of the interests of operators, technicians and organic products consumers. FederBio is currently the sector's unitary representative organization in which the major national regimes for certification, regulation and the protection of operators', technicians' and consumers' in...
FiBL Europe is the umbrella organization representing the current five FiBL national research institutes in Brussels. FiBL Europe provides a single contact point to access all the competences of the national FiBL centre; provides scientific knowledge and technical solutions to advance organic farming and sustainable agriculture; contributes to the scientific excellence to develop sustainable food system in Europe and developing countries
The mission of COISPA Foundation is to promote environmental research and innovation firmly anchored in ethical principles, social and solidarity values.
Our studies on living marine resources, marine environments, fishery and aquaculture are inspired by animal welfare, environmental protection and the socio-economic enhancement of the communities involved.
The development of organic aquaculture and sustainable fishery is a milestone among our activities.
FÖKO (Fördergemeinschaft Ökologischer Obstbau e.V.) is an association of more than 210 organic fruit growers in Germany. We organize scientific studies on organic fruit growing and host conferences, meetings and annual basic courses on organic fruit farming. FÖKO is publisher of the periodical "Öko-Obstbau". We support close cooperation and networking between fruit farmers, consultants and scientists.
FiBL Deutschland e.V. provides scientific services to organic agriculture, especially at the interface between research and agricultural practice. From this mandate it derives the four pillars of its work for organic agriculture and the organic food industry. These pillars are knowledge transfer, drawing up concepts to strengthen organic agriculture, scientific support for stakeholders in the field and the promotion of stakeholdernetworks.
The Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) is one of the world’s leading institutes in the field of organic agriculture. Its locations are situated in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, France and a representation in Brussels (Belgium) through FiBL Europe. FiBL’s strengths lie in its interdisciplinary research, innovations developed jointly with farmers and the food industry, solution-oriented development projects and rapid knowledge transfer from research into practice.
Out of an environmental movement Gäa e.V., association of organic farming, was founded in Dresden in 1988. Gäa became the first East German organic farmers organization. The main objective is to provide information and guidance to farmers, gardeners and processors for the conversion process to organic principles. Lobbying and capacity-building in the field of the organic sector are its main objectivs. Gäa has developed own standards and started inspection and certification activities in 1991....
Garden Organic (formerly known as the Henry Doubleday Research Association) is the UK's leading organic growing charity. The charity has been at the forefront of the organic horticulture movement for nearly 60 years and has over 20,000 members across the UK and overseas. Dedicated to promoting organic gardening in homes, communities and schools, the charity encourages people to grow the most sustainable way, and demonstrates the lasting benefits of organic growing to the health and wellbeing ...
GfRS has been a leading certification body for organic production since 1991. Our innovative team comprises 28 staff members and 50 inspectors, who hold different qualifications. It is our conviction that we dedicate our work to the field of organic certification and other reliable sustainability standards. We stand for transparency and credibility. Our highly motivated team engages in the improvement of the quality assurance for agriculture products and food. The effective implementation of...
We develop and operate the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). GOTS is recognized as the leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibers worldwide. It defines high level environmental criteria along the entire supply chain of organic textiles and requires compliance with social criteria and independent third party certification.
The Groupe de Recherche en Agriculture Biologique (GRAB) has experience in leading research and extension projects in organic farming in France since 1979. GRAB scientists are recognised as experts for organic fruit, vegetable and grapevine crops.
Hanspeter Schmidt, Attorney-at-law, Freiburg (Germany), EU Organic Certification Law & Organic Commercial Transactions
Hanspeter Schmidt studied at the University of Freiburg and the University of Georgia, Athens, School of Law. After judical clerkships he entered private practice. Since 1992 he focused on providing for legal councel to companies and associations working in organic agriculture and with organic products. Some clients are producers and processors, some are certifiers and many farmers. Some are governments or public authorities. He works for clients from Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Australia.
Herbolario Navarro is a company that was born in 1771 in Valencia with the aim of being a provider of everything necessary to take care of health naturally. Since then we have not stopped evolving until we have become the great benchmark for natural health and organic food in Spain.
At present, with 250 years of history, we have more than 50 establishments spread throughout the national territory. In our stores, you will receive personalized advice from highly qualified personnel in consta...
After 25 years in leadership of Organic Denmark, I am now advising leaders in government, business and NGOs around the world, on political strategy, advocacy, policy frameworks and market development – with primary focus on the organic farming and food sector. I also provide hands-on, targeted lobby and public affairs initiatives related to organics and climate, and often used as a speaker on organic market development and organic political frameworks, based on our success in Denmark, driving...
Humus is promoted by various organizations, in different ways active in organic agriculture in Italy, in order for the principles of it to be recognized as a point of reference for the whole agri-food system. The objective is to develop high standards of Italian organic farming.
ICEA is a stakeholder owned certification organinization, with over 13,000 certified firms with strong ethical, environmental amd social values, employing about 300 technical staff and operating 23 operation centres in Italy and abroad; it is one of the top certification bodies in Italy and in Europe. ICEA operates all over the world directly or with local partnerships. Organic agriculture certification (EU, JAS, NOP, COR etc) is the main activity; other certification schemes developed are: s...