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A call for innovations tht change the (organic) world

James, K.; Akyüz, M.; Niggli, U.; Ramprasad, V. and Chable, V. (2014) A call for innovations tht change the (organic) world. Workshop at: 18th IFOAM Organic World Congress 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, 13-15 October 2014. [Completed]

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Recent developments in organic farming and consumption show dynamic growth in markets; new uptake of Organic Agriculture by farmers, however, has been slow. Hindrances appear to be production problems or lack of trust by the farmers that organic methods can solve farming problems, such as fertilization, plant protection, animal health, efficient use of workforce, marketing diversity etc. While in some cases those problems can be solved through learning existing and regionally practiced methods, innovations are imperative to make organic farming competitive and a viable alternative farming system.
OFIA, the Organic Farming Innovation Award, part of the Organic World Congress, highlights outstanding innovations and publishes priorities for innovative research.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Workshop
Subjects:"Organics" in general
Research affiliation: International Conferences > 2014: 18th IFOAM OWC Main Track
Deposited By: Hansen, Grethe
ID Code:28094
Deposited On:20 Jan 2015 11:03
Last Modified:20 Jan 2015 11:03
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed
Additional Publishing Information:9A. Innovations. Fish bowl

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