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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.
FiBL is a non-governmental, non-profit institute with research, extension, publishing, training and consultancy activities. It works nationally in Switzerland, Germany and Austria, as well as internationally in Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. FiBL's focus is organic food and farming systems and, in more general terms, finding really sustainable solutions for a secure and healthy food supply.
FRUXOTIC IC offers specialised services and advice along the entire trade value chain of organic fruits, wild fruits and vegetables to producers, processors, traders, consumers and project developers which includes qualitative improvement of the products taking into account environmental, social and economic aspects; in particular the complementary topics bioenergy and food security, emission reduction and climate protection, fair trade, and sustainable environment sanitation.
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 ...
The Section for Agriculture at the Goetheanum is one of eleven Sections of the School of Spiritual Science at the Goetheanum, Dornach/Switzerland. Its main tasks are to coordinate and give new impulses to the biodynamic movement worldwide. We organize courses, seminars, working groups, conferences, lecture tours and publications for people who seek to deepen their knowledge of agriculture out of anthroposophical spiritual science.. We carry out research and development projects. A key concern...
The BTQ conducts on-farm research in questions of holistic ecophysiology. This means that weeds and other culture-accompanying plants as well as insects depend on inner soil processes which can be influenced so that weed or insect regulation is not necessary. The year program includes field days, seminars and lectures on these topics.
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.
Founded in 1990 by Claudie Ravel, Guayapi Tropical was born from the founder’s passion and an important partnership. Beginning with Guarana, the company progressively expanded their variety of plant-based products, in the form of food supplements and cosmetics. The founder’s concerns for environmental issues and the respect of social values led to the establishment of a meaningful partnership between Guayapi and the Sateré Mawé, a tribe in the heart of the Amazonian forest. Guayapi maintains ...
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.
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.
As an agricultural extension and consulting company IAK has been advising conventional farms on their transition to organic agriculture as well offering specific expertise on organic production techniques, processing and marketing for the last 15 years. IAK works both in Germany and internationally. In donor funded projects in international cooperation IAK has also been offering training on organic farming as well as supporting the development of national organic regulations and standards.