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Today, the three EU institutions – European Parliament, Council of the European Union and European Commission – signed a Joint Declaration officially instating 23...

New IFOAM – Organics International World Board elected for 2021-2024

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After receiving applications from all over the world, the General Assembly on 13 September 2021 selected 10 new members to join the IFOAM –...

Farm to Fork: the role of organic and digital training activities to reach the...

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In May 2020, the European Commission published the Farm to Fork strategy as a key element of the European Green Deal (new EU growth...

Support and solace: RSPB sets out plan for Green Recovery

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The day before the UK Prime Minister makes a speech to the UN on biodiversity, the British based nature charity RSPB today launch a major new Green Recovery Plan for nature recovery. 

Baby food brands accused of ‘encouraging sweet snacking’

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Baby food manufacturers, including organic and ‘healthy’ brands, have been accused by a leading UK health agency of “encouraging sweet snacking”. 

Global contest launched to find world’s best agroecology policies

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A global contest  to find world’s best agroecology policies has been jointly launched by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Future Council (WFC) and IFOAM – Organics International was launched last week at the 2nd International Symposium on Agroecology, held in Rome (6 April 2018). 

UK alt-med charities under threat from “despicable attack”

An investigation into UK-based charities that promote complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) could dramatically reduce access to natural health approaches, CAM bodies have warned.

Chefs, will you stir the pot over GMOs?

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Genetically modified foods (GMOs) are coming to the UK. Quietly but determinedly the UK government is pushing forward with its plans to open up the UK’s farms, fields and kitchens to GM technology.

Cocoa farmer emphasizes need for industry to work in partnership with growers

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Fairtrade cocoa farmer Fortin Bley from the Ivory Coast addressed delegates at the London Chocolate Forum on 7 October, warning that unless the international cocoa industry does more to involve farmers, it will risk losing a generation of cocoa growers.