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Organic Agricultural Research in Europe -– Present State and Future Prospects

Niggli, Urs and Willer, Helga (2000) Organic Agricultural Research in Europe -– Present State and Future Prospects. In: Alföldi, Thomas; Lockeretz, William and Niggli, Urs (Eds.) Proceedings of the 13th IFOAM-Scientific Conference in Basel, 29.-31.8.2000 - IFOAM 2000. The World Grows Organic.. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, CH-Frick; Publisher: vdf Hochschulverlag AG an der ETH Zürich, pp. 722-726.

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Organic agriculture has become a widely accepted sector of agricultural and food research. In Europe publicly funded research has shifted towards organic farming, while research funding for conventional farming has been cut considerably. This paper takes a closer look at how organic farming research is organised in Europe and at what challenges researchers will face in the future.


EPrint Type:Book chapter
Keywords:Organic Farming Research, research Structures, Forschungskommunikation
Subjects: Knowledge management > Research methodology and philosophy > Research communication and quality
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Communication
Deposited By: Niggli, Prof. Dr. Urs
ID Code:2556
Deposited On:13 May 2004
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:29
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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