Join the action network: Organic can feed the planet
The International Action Network "Organic can feed the planet" (Action Network) intends to position organic agriculture within the global debate on food security by providing evidence that the organic alternative is not just another way to produce commodities.
Course: “IMPROVEMENT IN ORGANIC LIVESTOCK”
The Welfare Institute (Instituto do Bem-Estar (IBEM)), in partnership with the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, through the Study Group in Nutrition of Ruminants , of the Zootechnics Department, promotes the course Improvement in Organic Livestock, which will occur one weekend a month from July to November 2015.
Postgraduate study for changing lives
SOILVEG project kicked off in Italy, 17-20th March 2015
"Improving soil conservation and resource use in organic cropping systems for vegetable production through introduction and management of Agro-ecological Service Crops” (SoilVeg) is an innovative European research project, led by the Italian Agricultural Research Council (CRA) and funded, at European level, by Core Organic Plus.
New book: “Plant Diseases and Their Management in Organic Agriculture”
Several textbooks have been written on the principles and practice of organic farming. Although a lot of research papers were published about plant diseases and their management in organic production systems, no textbook was available on this topic until the appearance of Plant Diseases and Their Management in Organic Agriculture this summer.
Science Day at BioFach 2015
TP Organics (European Technology Platform for Organic Food and Farming) and TIPI (Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM) again conducted Science Day at BioFach 2015. TP Organics presented their new strategic research and innovation agenda (for EU), and TIPI presented the draft of the TIPI Vision and Strategy for Organic Farming Research (for the world).