Deputy Director General of FAO will be present at SHAFFE’s very first "Southern Hemisphere Fresh Fruit Trade Congress"
European Commission presents results of study on organic agriculture in developing countries
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The European Commission held an online conference on organic agriculture in developing countries on 27th January. Under the title: ‘A realistic pathway? Evidence from long-term systems research’, the results of 12 years of comparative farming systems research in Kenya, Bolivia and India were presented to provide scientific evidence on economic and ecological sustainability of organic and conventional systems.
HZPC launches Potato Days Live
The annual Potato Days are the leading event in the potato sector. Every year in November the event is organised by various companies, including potato breeder HZPC. This year, Wednesday November 4th 2020 is the day the Potato Days Live will take place at HZPC's partners' homes. The theme is Let's connect! Professionals from the potato chain come together from all corners of the world to experience the latest potato varieties and to network.
Blueberry market in Eastern Europe
UK’s number-one on-farm conference goes digital
The UK’s largest organic on-farm conference, OF&G National Organic Combinable Crops (NOCC), is taking place virtually this year, with a series of interactive seminars and online farm tours led by experts in UK food and farming. They are free to join and open to all. V-NOCC is hosted by the largest certifier of UK organic land, OF&G (Organic Farmers & Growers), with the AHDB and Agricology supporting the digital programme with a series of webinars streaming live on 9th June, 7th July and 14th July.
The 2020 California Organic Produce Summit cancelled due to pandemic
"Boosting the organic sector by integrating breeding into value chain partnerships" workshop
FiBL workshop "Boosting the organic sector by integrating breeding into value chain partnerships" focused yesterday morning (13/02/2020) on how to foster and finance the breeding and the selection of organic varieties. It was organised with the collaboration of Eurofresh Distribution magazine, OPTA, Cotton Accelerator and Econatura.
Still less than 30% of organic crops come from organic seed & plants in Europe (less than 10% worldwide). Major changes shall happen by 2036 to fulfill with the new EU regulation.
The quality Apples from Europe promotion campaign continues in Dubai
Promotional campaign "Strength of taste, vitamins and colors. Meet the quality of Apples from Europe" is gaining its momentum. This is due, among others, to the WOP Dubai (World of Perishables), which was attended by representatives of the Association of Polish fruit and vegetable distributors 'Unia Owocowa' and the Union of Polish fruit growers. The event took place from the 12th to the 14th November at the Dubai World Trade Center.